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. The position of chief of the police department of the town of Andover shall not be subject to the provisions of chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section 1 shall not impair the civil service status of any person holding the office of the chief of the police department of the town of Andover on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.