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 of Methuen may pay Constance M. Childs and Joanne E. McCraw a sum equal to and representing the cost of living adjustment paid to other department heads for fiscal year 2001.
The city shall pay Constance M. Childs a sum equal to a cost of living adjustment for her wages for fiscal year 2002 up to her date of retirement of September 25, 2001.
SECTION 2. The compensation paid to Constance M. Childs and Joanne E. McCraw of the city of Methuen under section 1 shall be treated as regular compensation under chapter 32 of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.