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, the acts and proceedings taken by the town of Dartmouth at its special town meeting held on February 26, 1998, including the action taken in Article 1 entitled, "Funding For The Construction of a New High School and Formulation of a Building Committee", and all actions subsequently taken pursuant thereto, including the town election held on April 6, 1998, are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed to the same extent as if they all had been in full compliance with law.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.