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 chapter 32B of the General Laws, part-time elected officials of the West Barnstable fire district who receive a salary or a stipend shall not be eligible for participation in the district’s contributory health and life insurance benefit plan; provided, however, that those part-time officials elected before April 25, 2012 and who currently participate in that plan shall be eligible to continue to participate until the end of their current term. Part-time elected officials who receive a salary or stipend and who elect to pay 100 per cent of the cost of the official’s participation in the town’s health and life insurance benefit plan, plus any administrative costs that may be assessed by the prudential committee, may be considered eligible to participate.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, January 9, 2013.