SECTION 1. Section 100A of chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “death”, in line 12, the following words:- ; provided that, the words “killed in the line of duty” shall include any public safety employee, as defined in this subsection, whose death is self-inflicted and a licensed mental health professional, as defined in section 1 of chapter 123, establishes that the death was the direct result of exposure to a traumatic event or set of events in the course of the employee’s active duty service.
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