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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF ROCKPORT

     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 section 18A of chapter 53 of section 42C of chapter 54 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the votes taken by the town of Rockport at its annual town election on May 2, 2017 relating to a debt exclusion question pursuant to subsection (k) of section 21C of chapter 59 of the General Laws and a non-binding public opinion advisory question pursuant to said section 18A of said chapter 53 and all actions taken pursuant thereto and in reliance thereon, are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed to the same extent as if the town clerk had been notified of the questions not less than 35 days before the date of the election.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 30, 2017