SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 258 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after the word “section”, in line 7, the following words:- “; provided, however, that a civil action against a public employer that is subject to section 4C of chapter 260 shall not require presentment of such claim as defined in this section within 2 years after the date upon which the action arose but shall require presentment of such claim no later than 9 months prior to filing such complaint in a court of law.
SECTION 2. Said section 4 of chapter 258, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “accrued”, in line 13, the following words:- “;except for an action that is subject to section 4C of chapter 260.”
SECTION 3. Section 3A of chapter 260 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “accrues” in line 3 the following:- “; except for an action that is subject to section 4C of chapter 260.”
SECTION 4. Section 4C of chapter 260 of the General Laws, as appearing in the in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the word “three” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 37.
SECTION 5. Sections 1 through 4 shall apply to any action pending on or commenced after the effective date, regardless of the date of the acts giving rise to the action.
SECTION 6. The effective date of this statute shall be July 1, 2013.
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