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 personnel administrator shall place on the current civil service eligible list for firefighter in the town of Weymouth the names of Richard Burdett, Peter Woodbury and Robert DeVincent, each of whom is a current federal employee of the United States Department of Defense at the Weymouth Naval Air Force Base, as though said individuals had, in fact, resided in said town of Weymouth for the full year before the date of the most recent civil service firefighter examination; provided, however, that the names of said individuals shall be so placed on the current eligible list according to the grade they received on said examination and in accordance with any other preference to which they may be entitled.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.