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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1465        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1223

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

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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 modifying the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1465        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1223

By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1223) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Sean Garballey for legislation to modify the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1375 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act modifying the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses..

 

              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. Sections 9 and 100 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, shall apply to the surviving spouse of a member who remarried before July 1, 2000 and whose pension, upon remarriage, was terminated or otherwise reduced under said sections 9 or 100 of said chapter 32.

              SECTION 2. Option (d) provided in subdivision (2) of section 12 of said chapter 32 of the General Laws, as so appearing, shall apply to the spouse of a deceased member who remarried before July 1, 2000 and whose pension, upon remarriage, was terminated or otherwise reduced under said subdivision (2) of said section 12 of said chapter 32.

              SECTION 3. Section 101 of said chapter 32 of the General Laws, as so appearing, shall apply to the widow of a member who remarried prior to July 1, 2000 and whose pension, upon remarriage, was terminated or otherwise reduced under said section 101 of said chapter 32

              SECTION 4. This act shall be prospective from the effective date of this act and shall not entitle any surviving spouse, spouse of a deceased member or widow to any retroactive benefits.

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