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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3980        FILED ON: 12/6/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3853

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Nicholas A. Boldyga and Donald F. Humason, 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 authorizing the reinstatement of Kenneth G. Laxton as a reserve police officer in the town of Southwick.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

Second Hampden and Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3980        FILED ON: 12/6/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3853

By Representative Boldyga of Southwick and Senator Humason, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3853) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and Donald F. Humason, Jr., (by vote of the town) that the town of Southwick be authorized to reinstate Kenneth G. Laxton as a reserve police officer in said town.  Public Service.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act authorizing the reinstatement of Kenneth G. Laxton as a reserve police officer in the town of Southwick.

 

              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 the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, Kenneth G. Laxton, a retired reserve police officer of the police department of the town of Southwick, may be reinstated as a reserve police officer until he reaches 70 years of age; provided, however, that he is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of a reserve police officer.  Kenneth G. Laxton shall, at the town’s expense, be examined by an impartial physician designated by the town to determine his capability.  No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of the employee pursuant to chapter 32 of the General Laws for service subsequent to July 31, 2013, and upon retirement, the employee shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that which he was entitled to receive as of July 31, 2013.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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