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 position of deputy chief of police in the town of Sharon shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Section 1 shall not impair the civil service status of an incumbent holding the position of deputy chief of police in the town of Sharon on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. The board of selectmen may appoint the deputy chief of police; provided, however, that the person so appointed shall serve at the pleasure of the board of selectmen, shall be afforded an opportunity for a hearing prior to removal, and shall receive a written statement of the reasons for the removal.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, September 21, 2010.