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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John J. Mahoney and Hannah Kane

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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 providing survivor benefits to Ava Roy, the daughter of fallen firefighter Christopher Roy.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John J. Mahoney

13th Worcester

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

David Allen Robertson

19th Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

John C. Velis

4th Hampden

Daniel M. Donahue

16th Worcester

Patrick M. O'Connor

Plymouth and Norfolk

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

Christina A. Minicucci

14th Essex

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Denise C. Garlick

13th Norfolk

Alyson M. Sullivan

7th Plymouth

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Brian W. Murray

10th Worcester

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.

28th Middlesex

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk


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By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of John J. Mahoney, Hannah Kane and others relative to providing survivor benefits to Ava Roy, the daughter of fallen firefighter Christopher Roy.  Public Service. [Local Approval Required.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act providing survivor benefits to Ava Roy, the daughter of fallen firefighter Christopher Roy.

 

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 to the contrary and in order to promote the public good, the annual pension amount that would have been paid to a surviving spouse pursuant to section 100 of chapter 32 of the General Laws shall be paid to the legal guardian of Ava Roy for her benefit until she attains the age of majority at which point such amount shall be paid directly to her.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect as of December 9, 2018.