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  • Acts
  • 2012
  • Chapter 452 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE COTUIT FIRE DISTRICT.

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

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, elected officials of the Cotuit Fire District who receive compensation by vote of the district at an annual or special district meeting in accordance with section 108 of chapter 41 of the General Laws shall not constitute employees under chapter 32B of the General Laws and shall not be eligible for participation in the district's contributory medical, dental and life insurance plan; provided, however, that: (i) any such elected official who was elected prior to the effective date of this act, whether or not presently serving, if eligible and vested on the effective date of this act to participate in the plan at retirement, or as presently retired, shall continue to be eligible and vested to participate upon retirement, or as presently retired; or (ii) any such elected official who was elected prior to the effective date of this act who participates in the plan on the effective date of the act shall continue to be eligible to participate in the plan until the end of the elected official’s current term and, in the event such elected official serves any immediately successive terms thereafter, the elected official shall continue to be eligible to participate in the plan during those successive terms; provided, however, that the elected official shall pay 100 per cent of the cost of participation in the plan, plus any administrative costs therefor as may be imposed by the prudential committee.

Approved, January 9, 2013.