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 any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the town of Wareham may pay to Gary J. Lopes, Jr., an employee of the town of Wareham who was granted a military leave of absence to serve in Iraq after September 11, 2001, the amount of $20,718.71. This amount constitutes the regular base salary that Gary J. Lopes, Jr., would have received as a town of Wareham employee during his military leave reduced by the amount he received from the United States as base pay for military service performed during the same pay period.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved May 13 , 2008