Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 6 of chapter 427 of the acts of 1920 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- A moderator shall be elected by ballot at the annual election for a term of three years and shall serve as moderator of all town meetings, except as otherwise provided by law, until a successor is elected and qualified, commencing with the town election in nineteen hundred and eighty-six.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.