SENATE DOCKET, NO. 289        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1382

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Joseph A. Boncore

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act regarding retirement of public authority law enforcement employee groups.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Joseph A. Boncore

First Suffolk and Middlesex

 

David M. Nangle

17th Middlesex

1/30/2017

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 289        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1382

By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Joseph A. Boncore and David M. Nangle for legislation relative to retirement of public authority law enforcement employee groups.  Public Service.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act regarding retirement of public authority law enforcement employee groups.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Paragraph (g) of subdivision (2) of section 3 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting after line 326 the following new paragraph:-

           Any public authority with law enforcement employees who are members of a retirement system independent of the Massachusetts State Retirement System and the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System may elect to improve the retirement group classification for any group of law enforcement employees by a majority vote of the authority governing board. Nothing in this act shall be construed as authorization to diminish the retirement benefits of public employees by placing any group of employees in a lower group of classification.