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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE STATE-BOSTON RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO THE BOSTON RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

     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.  Section 1 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 126 and 144, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 2.  Section 2 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 26, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 3.  Section 3 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 218 and 491, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 4.  Section 4 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 77, 100, 168 and 183, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- Boston.
     SECTION 5.  Section 5 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 322, 325, 327 and 328, 333, 336 and 372, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 6.  Section 22 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 10, 857, 859, 893, 899, 902 and 1102, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 7.  Said section 22 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 900, the words “State-Boston retirement board” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  Boston retirement system.
     SECTION 8.  Section 23 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 3, 12 and 15, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 9.  Section 91 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 133 and 138, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 10.  Section 1 of chapter 309 of the acts of 1955 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 8, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston. 
     SECTION 11.  Section 1 of chapter 669 of the acts of 1956 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 19, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 12.  Section 1 of chapter 444 of the acts of 1984 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the word “state-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 13.  Section 6 of chapter 147 of the acts of 1995 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 184, 187 and 202, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following word:- Boston.
     SECTION 14.  Section 10 of chapter 61 of the acts of 2009 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 10, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 15.  Section 21 of said chapter 61 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the word “State-Boston” and inserting in place thereof the following word:-  Boston.
     SECTION 16.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, if the words “State-Boston retirement board” appear in a general or special law, they shall mean the Boston retirement board.
     SECTION 17.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, if the words “State-Boston retirement system” appear in a general or special law, they shall mean the Boston retirement system.
     SECTION 18.  Any business transacted under the names “State-Boston retirement system”, “State-Boston retirement system”, “State-Boston retirement board” or “Boston Retirement board” before the effective date of this act and any contracts entered into by those entities, shall remain in full force and effect.

Approved, September 25, 2015.