Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state secretary shall print on the official state election ballot for the November 7, 2006 state election in the town of East Brookfield the office of selectman to fill a vacancy.
SECTION 2. Not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day following the effective date of this act, the town clerk shall certify to the state secretary a list of candidates, with addresses, in the order in which they are to appear on the ballot, to fill the vacancy in the board of selectmen.
SECTION 3. The list of candidates certified by the town clerk shall include only the names of those persons who submitted nomination papers to the board of registrars for certification of signatures by 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2006 and whose certified papers were filed with the town clerk by 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2006, in accordance with the calendar posted at town hall in the town of East Brookfield, and published in the Spencer New Leader and the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved September 14, 2006.