Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6 of chapter 32 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, and in order to promote the public good, the state board of retirement is hereby authorized and directed to credit Arlenn Officer, a psychologist III in the department of mental health, with an additional one year and 42 weeks of creditable service, for the purposes of determining her ordinary disability retirement allowance pursuant to said section 6 of said chapter 32. Eligibility for said creditable service shall be conditioned upon payment to the state employees' retirement system of an amount equal to the contribution she would have otherwise owed for said period of creditable service together with regular interest thereon. Such repayment shall be made in one sum, or in installments, as the state retirement board shall prescribe. Said Arlenn Officer shall be entitled to and shall receive all annual cost of living adjustments to her annual pension granted under section 102 of said chapter 32 or any other general or special law.