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 general or special law to the contrary and in order to promote the public good, the State-Boston retirement board is hereby authorized and directed to retire Terrance D. Jones, a firefighter of the city of Boston who, as a result of injuries sustained while in the performance of his duties is totally and permanently incapacitated for further service as a firefighter.
The annual amount of pension payable to Terrance D. Jones under this act shall be fixed in the amount equal to the regular rate of compensation which would have been paid to him had he continued in service as a firefighter in said city at the grade held by him at the time of his retirement.
On the effective date of this act all amounts standing to the credit of Terrance D. Jones in the annuity savings fund of the retirement system of said city shall be paid to him.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one hundred of chapter forty-one of the General Laws shall continue to apply to Terrance D. Jones relative to his indemnification by the city of Boston for any hospital, medical and related 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 Terrance D. Jones, if he leaves a wife surviving him, and as long as she remains unmarried, the city shall pay her an annual annuity equal to the sum of three-fourths of the amount of the pension payable to him at the time of his death, and four hundred and fifty dollars for each child of Terrance D. Jones for such time as such child is either under eighteen years of age, or totally physically or mentally incapacitated from working. If the spouse of Terrance D. Jones remarries, the city shall pay her in lieu of the aforementioned annuity, an annual annuity of five hundred and twenty-five dollars for each child of Terrance D. Jones for such time as such child is residing with her and is either under eighteen years of age or totally physically or mentally incapacitated from working.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.