Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The Beverly Police Relief Association, Incorporated, a corporation duly established under the laws of the commonwealth, is hereby authorized to pay an amount not exceeding four thousand dollars to a member of the association in good standing upon said member's retirement with twenty or more years of service as a permanent officer of the police department of the city of Beverly. Any member of the association with less than twenty years of service who by reason of a disability retires with less than twenty years of service, shall receive one-twentieth of said four thousand dollars for every year served as a member in good standing of said Beverly Police Relief Association, Incorporated.
SECTION 2. The Beverly Police Relief Association, Incorporated is hereby authorized to pay an amount not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars to the designated beneficiary of a retired or nonretired member of the association upon the death of said member.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of April fourth, nineteen hundred and eighty-three.