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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 85I: Creditable service in retirement of certain members

Section 85I. Notwithstanding the provisions of section eighty-five G, any member of a police or fire department of a city or town which accepts this section in the manner hereinafter provided who is hereafter retired under the provisions of sections eighty to eighty-five F, inclusive, and who was appointed a reserve police officer or a reserve or call fireman prior to July first, nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, may, for the purposes of such retirement, be accredited as a part of his continuous service such service as a reserve police officer or reserve or call fireman as the retiring authority shall determine.

This section shall take effect in a city having a Plan E charter when accepted by an affirmative vote of two thirds of the city council, and approved by the city manager; in the case of other cities by a two thirds vote of the city council and approved by the mayor; and in a town by a majority vote at the annual town meeting.