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 the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, all acts and proceedings of the town of Stoughton at its annual and special town meetings held on May 5, 1997, and all actions taken pursuant thereto are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed, to the same extent as if the warrants for such meetings had been properly posted and published.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.