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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT PROVIDING SURVIVOR BENEFITS TO AVA ROY, THE DAUGHTER OF FALLEN FIREFIGHTER CHRISTOPHER ROY.

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, and in order to promote the public good, the Worcester retirement board shall pay the annual pension amount that otherwise would have been paid to a surviving spouse pursuant to section 100 of chapter 32 of the General Laws to the legal guardian of Ava Roy, daughter of fallen firefighter Christopher Roy, for her benefit until she attains the age of majority, at which point such annual pension amount shall be paid directly to her until she attains the age of 26.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect as of December 9, 2018.

Approved, November 10, 2020.