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 city known as the town of Franklin may establish the position of deputy chief of police in the police department of said town of Franklin.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the position of deputy chief of police in the police department of the town of Franklin shall be exempt from the provisions of chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.