Section 63

Section 59 of chapter 30, as so appearing, is here by amended by inserting after the word “him”, in line 26, the following words: -, subject to the provisions of section 15 of chapter 32. The employer of any person so suspended shall immediately notify the retirement system of which the person is a member of the suspension and shall notify the retirement board of the outcome of any charges brought against the individual.

Summary: This section requires the employer (Commonwealth) to notify the retirement board of a suspension of a person under indictment and of the outcome of the incident. The purpose is to assist the retirement boards in implementing G.L. c. 32, Section 15.


Section 79

Section 15 of said chapter 32, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection: -
(5) If the attorney general or any district attorney becomes aware of a final conviction of a member of a retirement system under circumstances which may require forfeiture of said member’s rights to a pension, retirement allowance, or a return of his accumulated total deductions pursuant to this chapter, sections 58 or 59 of chapter 30 or section 25 of chapter 258A, he shall immediately notify the commission of such conviction.

Summary: This section requires the Attorney General or any District Attorney to notify PERAC of a conviction of a person whose retirement allowance or annuity account could be impacted pursuant to G.L. c. 32, G.L. c. 30, Sections 58 or 59 or G.L. 268A, Section 25. The purpose is to assist the retirement boards in implementing G.L. c . 32, Section 15.


Section 210

Section 25 of chapter 268A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is here by amended by inserting after the word “him”, in line 28, the following words: - , subject to section 15 of chapter 32.The employer of a person so suspended shall immediately notify the retirement system of which the person is a member of the suspension and shall notify the Retirement board of the outcome of any charges brought against the individual. 

Summary: This section requires the municipal employer to notify the retirement board of a suspension of a person under indictment and of the outcome of the indictment. The purpose is to assist the retirement boards in implementing G.L. c. 32, Section 15.