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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORWOOD TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF WILLIAM G. BROOKS, III

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, William G. Brooks, III, chief of police of the town of Norwood, may continue to serve in that position until reaching the age of 70, the date of his retirement or the date he is relieved of his duties by the general manager of the town of Norwood at the general manager’s discretion, whichever occurs first; provided, however, that William G. Brooks, III is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of his office. The general manager may, at the town’s own expense, require that William G. Brooks, III be examined annually by a physician designated by the general manager, to determine such physical and mental capability. No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of William G. Brooks, III pursuant to chapter 32 of the General Laws for service subsequent to his reaching the age of 65 and upon retirement he shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to the allowance that he would have been entitled to had he retired upon reaching age 65.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, March 26, 2020.