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 to the contrary, E. John Morocco, commissioner of public safety for the city of North Adams, may continue to serve in that position until September 17, 2012, notwithstanding that he has attained the maximum age for that position as required by law. The appointing authority may, at its own expense, require that E. John Morocco be examined by an impartial physician to determine that he is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of that position. No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of E. John Morocco under chapter 32 of the General Laws for any service performed subsequent to September 17, 2010, and, upon his retirement, E. John Morocco shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that to which he would have been entitled had he retired on September 17, 2010.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, September 24, 2010.