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 or town by-law to the contrary, all acts and proceedings of the town of Chilmark at the special town meeting held on December 9, 1997, the 1998 annual town meeting, the special town meeting held on September 10, 1998 and the special town meeting held on January 25, 1999 are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed to the same extent as if the notices for such meetings had been posted and published in full compliance with law.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.