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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1279         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1375

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka

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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:

Karen E. Spilka

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1279        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1375

By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1375) of Spilka for legislation to modify the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses [Joint Committee on Public Service].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1152 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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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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