AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE-BOSTON RETIREMENT BOARD TO RETIRE JONATHAN STRATTON, A POLICE OFFICER OF THE CITY OF BOSTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary, and in order to promote the public good, the state-Boston
retirement board is hereby authorized and directed to retire Jonathan Stratton,
a police officer of the city of Boston, who, as a result of injuries sustained
while in the performance of his duties on November 30, 1995,
is totally and permanently incapacitated from further service as a
The annual amount of pension payable to Jonathan Stratton shall be fixed in
an amount equal to the regular rate of compensation which would have been paid
had he continued in service as a police officer of said city at the grade held
by him at the time of his retirement. Such retirement shall become effective
as of the date following the last day on which he received regular
compensation. Upon such retirement, the state-Boston retirement board shall
forthwith pay to
him the amount credited to him as accumulated total deductions in the annuity
savings of the state-Boston retirement system.
Said Jonathan Stratton shall be entitled to receive such
indemnification for all hospital, medical and related expenses that have been
may be, incurred after the date of his retirement as a result of the injuries
sustained by him while in the performance of his duties, according to the
provisions of chapter 41 of the General Laws.
Upon the death of said Jonathan Stratton should his wife
survive him, the state-Boston retirement board shall pay to her, so long as she
remains unmarried, an annuity in the amount of three-fourths of the amount of
the pension payable to him, per month at the time of his death. If said wife
remarries, said city shall pay, in lieu of the aforesaid annuity, an
annuity of $520 per month to her.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.