AN ACT GRANTING CIVIL SERVICE PREFERENCE TO THE CHILDREN OF A CERTAIN DECEASED POLICE OFFICER.
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 26 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, any child of Richard Magan, a police officer in the city of Fall River, who on August 11, 2000 while coming to the assistance of a fellow officer fell from a wall and died, shall have their names certified for original appointment for police service in the commonwealth before all other persons on the eligible list for such an appointment, if the son or daughter passes the required written
and physical examinations for entrance to the police service. If more than 1 person becomes eligible pursuant to this act, the names of such persons shall be certified
in the order of their respective scores on the open competitive civil service
examination for the police service.