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. Section 8 of chapter 395 of the acts of 1970, as amended by section 3 of chapter 735 of the acts of 1987, is hereby further amended by striking out the first 2 sentences and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sentences:- The Historic District Commission shall elect its chairman and vice-chairman. The commission shall meet within 10 days of the receipt of an application for a certificate of appropriateness or permit for removal and at such other times as the commission may determine, or upon the call of the chairman or of any 2 members.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 14, 2010