Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary and in order to promote the public good, the retirement board of the city of Revere is hereby authorized and directed to retire Michael J. McLaughlin a police officer in the police department of the city of Revere who as a result of injuries sustained by him while in the performance of his duties as a police officer is totally and permanently incapacitated for further service as a police officer. The annual amount of pension payable to said Michael J. McLaughlin under this act shall be fixed in an amount equal to the regular rate of compensation which he would have been paid had he continued in service as a police officer of said city at the grade held by him at the time of his retirement. The annual pension payable by said city to said Michael J. McLaughlin under the provisions of this act shall be reduced by the amount of any compensation he may receive from any gainful employment after the effective date of his retirement. Said Michael J. McLaughlin shall be entitled to and shall receive all annual cost of living adjustments, in his annual pension, granted under the provisions of any general or special law. Such retirement shall become effective as of the date following the last day on which he received regular compensation. Upon the retirement of Michael J. McLaughlin, the retirement board of said city shall forthwith pay to him all the amounts standing to his credit in the annuity savings funds for the retirement system of said city.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one hundred of chapter forty-one of the General Laws shall continue to apply to said Michael J. McLaughlin, relative to his indemnification by said city for any hospital, medical and relative expenses which may be incurred by him after the date of his retirement as a result of the aforementioned incapacity.
SECTION 3. Upon the death of said Michael J. McLaughlin, if he shall leave a wife surviving him, said city shall pay to her for as long as she remains unmarried a pension in the amount of three-fourths of the amount of the pension payable to him at the time of his death. Upon the death of the survivor wife of said Michael J. McLaughlin, the city of Revere shall pay to the surviving children of Michael J. McLaughlin, and his survivor wife, until the age of eighteen, a pension of equal proportion to each child which shall total three-fourths of the amount of the pension payable to Michael J. McLaughlin at the time of his death. If said Michael J. McLaughlin is unmarried at the time of the passage of this act, any determinations as to the right of survivorship shall be determined by the retirement board of the city of Revere.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.