840 CMR 9.00: APPROVAL OF RETIREMENT BOARD DECISIONS

9.02: Notice to the Commission

      Notice to the Commission of a decision granting an application for
retirement shall include a copy of the decision and all documentary evidence
in the record that may be of assistance to the Commission including, without
limitation, the following:

(1) If the application is for superannuation retirement:
(a) the superannuation retirement allowance form;
(b) the superannuation calculation form; and
(c) a copy of the member's deduction cards.

(2) If the application is for disability retirement:
(a) the transmittal to the Commission;
(b) all documents and information described in 840 CMR 10.13(1)(a)1.;
(c) the disability retirement calculation form(s); and
(d) a copy of the member's deduction cards.

(3) If the application is for accidental death benefits:
(a) the transmittal to the Commission;
(b) the accidental death calculation form;
(c) a statement of the facts found by the retirement board;
(d) all descriptions of the accident;
(e) all descriptions of the member's duties;
(f) all documents prepared by the beneficiary in connection with the
application;
(g) all documents prepared by the employer in connection with the
application;
(h) a copy of the member's death certificate; and
(i) any available medical evidence, including the original medical
records and any medical autopsy or evaluation reports of physicians
employed by the board to make an independent judgment based on
available medical information.

(4) If the application is for veteran's benefits:
(a) the veteran's retirement allowance form;
(b) all documents and information establishing the applicant's status as a
veteran; and
(c) if the application seeks non-contributory retirement under M.G.L.
c. 32, §§ 56 and 60, all documents and information establishing whether
the applicant's employment included any work for pay on or before June
30, 1939.

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