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 section 58 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, Jeffrey L. Beohner and John Zaccari shall be eligible to have their names certified for original appointment to the position of police officer in the city of Methuen, notwithstanding their having reached the age of 32 before taking any civil service examination in connection with this appointment. Jeffrey L. Beohner and John Zaccari shall be eligible for appointment to the position of police officer in the city of Methuen if they otherwise qualify and are selected for employment under said chapter 31, any regulations of the human resources division and any lawful hiring practices of the city of Methuen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved December 31, 2006.