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 or the charter of the city of Lowell to the contrary, if upon the expiration of time for the filing of nomination papers for the office of city councillor in said city for the municipal election to be held in 2007, the number of persons so filing is less than 22, there shall be no preliminary election in 2007 for said office and all persons whose nomination papers are duly certified shall be deemed to have been nominated for the office of city councillor in the 2007 municipal election in the city of Lowell.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved September 6, 2007.