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 position of chief of police in the town of Reading shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Section 1 shall not impair the civil service status of any person holding the position of chief of police in the town on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2005.