Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or rule to the contrary, the retirement beneficiary of Phillip E. Shea, a former assistant district attorney in the middle district, shall be allowed to purchase creditable service for the period of October twenty-third, nineteen hundred and sixty-eight to September fourth, nineteen hundred and seventy, inclusive, pursuant to the provisions of the fourth paragraph of paragraph (h) of subdivision (1) of section four of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws for the purpose of determining the retirement allowance pursuant to the provisions of option (d) of subdivision (2) of section twelve of said chapter thirty-two; provided, however, that said retirement beneficiary shall thereupon receive such increased allowance together with an amount equal to the difference between the allowance said retirement beneficiary actually received from the date of retirement to the date of recalculation and the amount of the allowance which said retirement beneficiary would have received had such recalculation allowance been paid to said retirement beneficiary from the date of retirement.
SECTION 2. Section 203 of chapter 379 of the acts of 1992 is hereby amended by striking out the word "ninety-seven", inserted by section 6A of chapter 243 of the acts of 1995, and inserting in place thereof the following word:- ninety-eight.