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 subsection (f) of section 2D of chapter 59 of the General Laws, the state secretary shall cause the following question to be placed on the ballot to be used in the city of Attleboro at the biennial state election to be held in the year 2002:- "Shall the city of Attleboro accept section 2D of chapter 59 of the General Laws which provides for taxing certain improved real property based on its value at the time an occupancy permit is issued?" If a majority of votes cast on said question is in the affirmative, the city of Attleboro shall be deemed to have accepted said section 2D of said chapter 59 of the General Laws, but not otherwise.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on September 6, 2002.