Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 42B of chapter 71 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
Any such school personnel, employed by a regional school district committee, whose position is abolished or eliminated by reason of the disestablishment and discontinuance of the regional school district or the withdrawal of a member community from such district shall be employed by one of the withdrawing city or town school committees, and if any such personnel is serving at the discretion of the district, such personnel shall be employed by such city or town school committee to serve at its discretion. In the event that there are not sufficient teaching positions available in the withdrawing city or town school systems, such personnel shall be offered the available positions for which they are certified in the order of their seniority in the regional school district. All such personnel so employed by a city or town school committee shall initially be placed on the salary schedule of such city or town school committee so that the compensation paid to such school personnel shall not be less than the compensation received by such school personnel while previously employed by the regional school committee. Such school personnel also shall be given credit by the city or town school committee for all accumulated sick time, accumulated time towards service at discretion, and accumulated sabbatical leave years of service, and for terminal compensation due such school personnel on the termination of such service.