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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3240         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2209

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James Arciero

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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 relative to injured correctional officers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Paul V. Larkham

New England Police Benevolent Association, Inc.


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3240        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2209

By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2209) of James Arciero and Paul V. Larkham relative to the compensation paid to injured correctional officers.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to injured 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 18A of Chapter 126 of the Generals Laws is hereby amended by striking the language thereof, and adding the following:-

Section 18A.              An employee in a jail or house of correction of a county who, while in the performance of duty, receives bodily injuries resulting from actions of patients or prisoners in custody, and who as result of such injury is entitled to benefits under chapter one hundred and fifty-two, shall be paid, in addition to the benefits of said chapter one hundred and fifty-two, the difference between the weekly cash benefits to which entitled under said chapter one hundred and fifty-two and his regular salary, without such absence being charged against available sick leave credits, even if such absence may be for less than eight calendar days duration.

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