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 any general or special law to the contrary, the personnel administrator of the human resources division shall certify Christopher M. Dufresne to be eligible for original appointment to the position of firefighter in the town of North Andover according to the grade he received on the examination for firefighter, notwithstanding his having reached the age of 32 before taking the civil service examination in connection with that appointment. If Christopher M. Dufresne meets all other requirements for certification as a firefighter under chapter 31 of the General Laws, regulations of the civil service commission and any lawful hiring practices for the town of North Andover, the town of North Andover may appoint him.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, January 14, 2011.