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 sections 9A and 10 of chapter 39 and section 64 of chapter 54 of the General Laws or any other general or special law or by-law to the contrary, all votes, acts and proceedings taken by the town of Hampden at the May 2, 2011 election to exempt from section 21C of chapter 59 of the General Laws the amounts required to pay for bonds issued to purchase a fire engine to replace the 1972 Maxim and the 1974 Diamond Reo tanker are thereby ratified, validated and confirmed, notwithstanding any defect or omission with regard to the warrant for the election.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, November 21, 2011.