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 retirement allowance of Louis Cataldo, a retired employee of the Barnstable county sheriff’s office and retired chief of the police department of the town of Dennis, shall, upon a majority vote of the Barnstable county retirement board and the Barnstable county commissioners, be increased to an amount not exceeding one-half of the regular rate of compensation payable to the present chief deputy sheriff of Barnstable county or a similar position at the time of the increase of such allowance. Barnstable county shall be responsible for an increase in the pension allowance of Louis Cataldo made pursuant to this act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved January 13, 2009