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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 281         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1261

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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 providing a sick leave allowance to employees of the Department of Developmental Services upon retirement..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 281        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1261

By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Brewer and Gobi for legislation relative to providing a sick leave allowance to employees of the department of mental retardation upon retirement [Joint Committee on Public Service].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1010 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to providing a sick leave allowance to employees of the Department of Developmental Services upon retirement..
 

              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 31A of Chapter 29 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following:-

              (e) Employees of the Department of Developmental Services who retire and who have accrued unused sick-leave credits shall be paid or at the option of the employee, entitled to a contribution to a qualified retirement plan established in the employee?s name under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and under chapter 32 an amount equal to one hundred percent of the value of such credits computed by multiplying the number of days of sick-leave available times the daily rate of salary compensation received by the employee at the time of his retirement; provided, however, that such payment for unused sick-leave shall not affect the amount of retirement allowance available to the employees of the Department of Developmental Services.

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