Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, and in order to promote the public good, the State-Boston Retirement Board shall retire Thomas J. Gomperts, a police detective of the city of Boston, who, as a result of injuries sustained while in the performance of his duties on November 24, 1990, is totally and permanently incapacitated from further service as a police officer, for accidental disability, upon determination in accordance with the procedures and requirements of section 7 of chapter 32 of the General Laws that he is unable to perform the essential duties of his job, that such inability is likely to be permanent, and that he should be so retired.
SECTION 2. The annual amount of pension payable to Thomas J. Gomperts shall be fixed in an amount equal to the regular rate of compensation which would have been paid had he continued in service as a police detective in the city of Boston at the grade held by him at the time of his retirement.
Such retirement shall become effective as of the date following the last day for which he is entitled to receive regular compensation.
Upon the retirement of Thomas J. Gomperts, the retirement board of the city of Boston shall forthwith pay to him all amounts standing to his credit in the Annuity Savings Fund of the retirement system of the city of Boston.
SECTION 3. Section 100 of chapter 41 of the General Laws shall continue to apply to Thomas J. Gomperts relative to his indemnification by the city of Boston for any hospital, medical and related expenses which he may incur after the date of his retirement as a result of these injuries.
SECTION 4. Upon the death of Thomas J. Gomperts, the city of Boston shall pay an annual amount equal to ¾ of the amount of the pension payable to him at the time of his death for the benefit of the children of Thomas J. Gomperts for such time as such child is either under 18 years of age or totally or mentally incapacitated from working.