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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 600         FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2475

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martin J. Walsh

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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 certain accidental disability retirement benefits for the widow of a former police officer of the city of Boston. .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Denise C. Garlick

13th Norfolk

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 600        FILED ON: 1/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2475

By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the payment of an accidental death benefit from the State-Boston retirement board to Maureen Shaw.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3989 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act providing certain accidental disability retirement benefits for the widow of a former police officer of the city of Boston. .
 

              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, there shall be paid an accidental death benefit from the State-Boston retirement board to Maureen Shaw, the widow of Kenneth James Shaw, a former police officer of the city of Boston who contracted Hepatitis C in the official performance of his duties. 

              SECTION 2.  Such an accidental death benefit allowance shall consist of a yearly amount of pension equal to seventy-two percent of the annual rate of regular compensation of said Kenneth James Shaw for the twelve-month period for which he last received compensation from the police department of said city.  Any annual cost-of-living increases, as determined by the general court, shall before payments are made, be approved by the State-Boston retirement board.

              SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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