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. Subsection (a) of section 3-1 of the charter of the town of Norton, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 4 and 5, the words "a town collector-treasurer".
SECTION 2. Section 3-6 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out subsection (a) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
(a) Term of Office. There shall be a town collector/treasurer appointed in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of section 4-2.
SECTION 3. This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the town of Norton at the next subsequent annual town election in the form of the following question which shall be placed on the official ballot to be used for the election of town officers at said election:
"Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year 2000 entitled 'An Act providing for the appointment of a treasurer/collector in the town of Norton', be accepted?"
If a majority of the votes cast in answer to said question is in the affirmative, sections 1 and 2 of this act shall therefore take full effect, but not otherwise. +s
SECTION 4. Section 3 shall take effect upon its passage. @s