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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding clause (i) of subsection (1) of paragraph (a) of section 116 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2003 or any general or special law to the contrary, James C. Shea, Rosalee T. Williams, Celia Hanechak and Franklin A. Morris, former employees of the city of Holyoke separated from employment with the city due to a reduction in workforce prior to the city of Holyoke's acceptance of said section 116 of said chapter 46, shall be eligible to retire under said section 116 of said chapter 46 subject to all other requirements, except the city employee and active member in service requirement. +s

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

House of Representatives, July 21, 2004.

This Bill having been returned by Her Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, Acting Governor with her objections thereto in writing (see House 4865) has been passed by the House of Representatives, notwithstanding said objections, two-thirds of the House (134 yeas to 21 nays) having agreed to pass the same.
Sent to the Senate for its action.

Thomas M. Finneran, Speaker.
Steven T. James, Clerk.

Senate, July 22, 2004.

Passed by the Senate, notwithstanding the objections of Her Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, Acting Governor two-thirds of the members present (37 yeas to 1 nay) having approved the same.

Robert E. Travaglini, President.
William F. Welch, Clerk.

Office of the Secretary August 17, 2004.