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. The first paragraph of section 56 of chapter 452 of the acts of 1948, as appearing in section 1 of chapter 90 of the acts of 1993, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the words “five hundred” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 1,500.
SECTION 2. The fourth paragraph of section 3 of chapter 605 of the acts of 1982 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3 to 5, inclusive, the words “but in no event shall these requirements exceed two per cent of the vote cast in the preceding mayoral election in the respective district”.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 13, 2009