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. Section 5 of chapter 470 of the acts of 1973 is hereby amended by striking out the last paragraph, inserted by section 3 of chapter 631 of the acts of 1979, and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
The selectmen or town council of any member town may, upon the nomination and approval of the committee, annually appoint two persons residing in the district to serve as alternate members of the committee. The committee chairman may designate an alternate member to sit on the committee for the purpose of acting upon an application in the event of a committee member’s absence, inability to act or conflict of interest or in the event of a vacancy on the committee.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage
Approved December 28, 2007