Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. For the purpose of promoting the public good, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, an annual pension shall be paid by the State-Boston retirement system in monthly installments to Stanley G. Pugsley, Sr., who is totally and permanently incapacitated as a result of injuries sustained by him in the course of and while in the performance of his duty as a patrolman in the police department of the city of Boston on September twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and sixty-eight. Said pension shall at all times be equal to the annual rate of regular compensation which would have been payable to him by said city had he continued in service in the grade held by him at the time of his retirement. Upon Stanley G. Pugsley, Sr.'s death, his wife Evelyn should she survive him, shall be paid in monthly installments an annual benefit equal to three-quarters of the amount of the annual benefit that would have been payable to Stanley G. Pugsley, Sr. had he continued to live.
SECTION 2. On the effective date of this act, all amounts standing to the credit of Stanley G. Pugsley, Sr. in the Annuity Savings Fund of the State-Boston retirement system shall be paid to him.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the eligibility provisions of section one hundred B of chapter forty-one of the General Laws to the contrary, on the effective date of this act, said section one hundred B shall apply to Stanley G. Pugsley, Sr. relative to his indemnification by the city of Boston for any reasonable hospital, medical and related expenses incurred by him on or after the effective date of this act as a result of the above mentioned disability.
SECTION 4. The pension awarded under this act shall be construed for purposes of determining income tax liability, as if it were awarded under section seven of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.