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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PERSONS TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT.

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 chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary regulating the maximum age of an applicant for appointment as a police officer, Tara R. Diab of the town of Arlington shall be eligible to take the next open, competitive examination for appointment to the position of police officer in the town of Arlington and, provided that she meets all other requirements, shall be eligible for certification and appointment to such position.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary regulating the maximum age of an applicant for appointment to the position of police officer, Matthew Silva of the town of Arlington shall be eligible to take the next open, competitive examination for appointment as a police officer in the town of Arlington and, provided that he meets all other requirements, shall be eligible for certification and appointment to such position.

SECTION 3. Notwithstanding chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary regulating the maximum age of an applicant for appointment to the position of police officer, Thomas Wesley of the town of Arlington shall be eligible to take the next open, competitive examination for appointment as a police officer in the town of Arlington and, provided that he meets all other requirements, shall be eligible for certification and appointment to such position.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage and shall expire on December 31, 2010.

Approved September 23 , 2008