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 chapter thirty-two B of the General Laws, the town of Wilmington shall be deemed to have accepted section nine D> of said chapter thirty-two B. To the limited extent that the town has made contributions to group health insurance under said chapter thirty-two B for surviving spouses of deceased employees or retired employees of the town of Wilmington, prior to the effective date of this act, such payments shall be deemed to have been made in compliance with said chapter thirty-two B and as if the town had accepted section nine D or nine D>, as the case may be.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter thirty-two B of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Wilmington is hereby authorized and directed to pay Mary Fuller, widow of former police officer George Fuller, the sum of seven thousand seven hundred sixty-one dollars and twenty-five cents to settle a claim and to satisfy any moral obligation of the town for group insurance premium contributions said Mary Fuller might otherwise have received from the town had she applied for such group insurance benefits prior to March, nineteen hundred and ninety-four; provided, however, that said Mary Fuller shall execute a written release to the town of Wilmington for any claims she may have relating to group health insurance benefits prior to the receipt of any such payment.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.