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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1742         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1636

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

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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 further regulating the retirement benefits of correctional officers..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1742        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1636

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1636) of George  N. Peterson, Jr. and Stephen  L. DiNatale for legislation further regulating the retirement benefits of correctional officers.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2564 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act further regulating the retirement benefits of correctional officers..
 

              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.              Section 28M of Chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following new sentence:-

              "Notwithstanding the provisions of sections one to twenty-eight, inclusive, to the contrary, any employee of the department of correction, classified under Group 4, whose major responsibilities include the care and custody of prisoners, and any transportation officer working within the department of correction, who has performed services in the department of correction for not less than twenty years, provided, the majority of years of service was performed within one or more titles in Group Four , shall, at his own request, be retired by said retirement board." .

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