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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT EXEMPTING ALL POSITIONS IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF SWAMPSCOTT FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW

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, all positions in the police department and the fire department of the town of Swampscott shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.

SECTION 2.  This act shall not impair the civil service status of a person holding a position described in section 1 on the effective date of this act.

SECTION 3.  Notwithstanding section 2, no appointment or promotion made after the effective date of this act shall be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws.

SECTION 4.  This act shall take effect on July 1, 2021.

Approved, October 18, 2021.