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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4269         FILED ON: 2/9/2012

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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

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4269        FILED ON: 2/9/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3989

By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the payment of accidental death benefit from the State-Boston retirement board to Maureen Shaw.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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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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