Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately provide for the retirement benefits of certain court personnel, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 3 of chapter 32 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the word "hospital", in line 291, as appearing in the 1990 Official Edition, the following words:- ; employees of the trial court of the commonwealth who hold the position of chief probation officer, assistant chief probation officer, probation officer in charge or probation officer, chief court officer, assistant chief court officer or court officer.
SECTION 2. Section 208 of chapter 379 of the acts of 1992 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Said retirement incentive shall be limited to three hundred and forty eligible employees as defined by this section.
SECTION 3. Those employees eligible for the retirement incentives established under sections two hundred and eight to two hundred and nineteen, inclusive, of chapter three hundred and seventy-nine of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-two shall be limited to those persons whose applications were filed on or after February twelfth, nineteen hundred and ninety-three and on or before March fifth, nineteen hundred and ninety-three.
SECTION 4. Section one of this act shall take effect as of July first, nineteen hundred and ninety-two. Sections two and three shall take effect as of February twelfth, nineteen hundred and ninety-three.