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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 71 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF RETIREMENT TO GRANT CREDITABLE SERVICE TO HARVEY J. CHOPP.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Notwithstanding section 3 of chapter 32 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, and in order to promote the public good, the state board of retirement shall credit Harvey J. Chopp of the city of Boston with creditable service for the period of August 1, 1981 to November 17, 1983 for the purpose of determining his superannuation retirement allowance pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a) of subdivision (2) of section 5 of chapter 32 of the General Laws. Eligibility for this creditable service shall be conditioned upon payment by Harvey J. Chopp of the city of Boston into the state employees' retirement system of an amount equal to the amount that would have been deducted under said chapter 32 if he had received regular compensation during this period at an annual rate equal to the annual rate of regular compensation that he was receiving immediately before this period together with regular interest thereon. Such repayment shall be made in 1 sum or in installments as the state retirement board shall prescribe.

Approved March 28, 2002.