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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SOUTHWICK TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF DAVID A. RICARDI.

     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, David A. Ricardi, chief of the police department for the town of Southwick, may continue in that position, subject to approval by the board of selectmen, until June 30, 2018, unless otherwise extended by the board of selectmen in accordance with all applicable law, but in no event later than September 19, 2018, provided that he is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of the position. If requested, David A. Ricardi shall, at his own expense, be examined by an impartial physician designated by the town to determine such capability. No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of David A. Ricardi pursuant to chapter 32 of the General Laws for service subsequent to September 19, 2016 and upon retirement David A. Ricardi shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that to which he would have been entitled had he retired on September 19, 2016.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, September 9, 2016