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 the failure to comply with chapter 43B of the General Laws in amending the charter of the town of Webster to create an open town meeting form of government or of any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Webster shall have an open town meeting form of government and the acts and proceedings taken by the town of Webster at all annual and special town meetings on and after the May 4, 1992, annual town election and all actions taken pursuant thereto are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed.
SECTION 2. The charter of the town of Webster which currently is on file in the office of the town clerk, under which the town has been operating since the May 4, 1992, annual town election and which reflects amendments to the town charter made from 1987 to the present time, whereby ratified, validated and confirmed as the charter of the town of Webster. The charter may be amended or revised from time to time as provided in the constitution or the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 7, 2009