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Section 1 Definitions
Section 2 Description of systems
Section 3 Membership
Section 3A Ineligible employees; deferred compensation program
Section 4 Creditable service
Section 5 Superannuation retirement
Section 5A Wellness program
Section 5B Early intervention plans; rehabilitation plans
Section 6 Ordinary disability retirement
Section 7 Accidental disability retirement
Section 8 Evaluation and reexamination of members retired for disability
Section 9 Accidental death benefit
Section 10 Resignation, failure of re-election or reappointment, removal or discharge
Section 11 Return of accumulated total deductions and amounts due beneficiaries of deceased members
Section 12 Options on retirement
Section 12A Payment of allowances to certain beneficiaries pending determination of accidental death benefits
Section 12B Spouse and children; survivor benefits
Section 12C Widow and children survivor benefits; manner of payment; contributions
Section 13 Payment of allowances
Section 14 Effect of workers’ compensation benefits
Section 14A Third party recovery
Section 15 Dereliction of duty by members
Section 16 Involuntary retirement; right to a hearing; right of review or appeal
Section 17 Action on behalf of incompetent members
Section 18 Filing of statements and reports; protection against fraud
Section 19 Exemption from taxation, attachments and assignments; exception
Section 19A Assignment of retirement allowances for payment of certain subscriber premiums, income taxes or support orders; deduction for payment of premiums for coverage under chapter 32B
Section 19B Withholding for payment of insurance premiums; certification of eligible members; death; payment of benefits
Section 19C Annuity, retirement allowance, etc. subject to child support obligations; payments to IV-D agency
Section 20 Administration by boards
Section 20A Civil action against board member; expenses and damages; indemnification
Section 20B Indemnification
Section 21 Supervision by public employee retirement administration commission
Section 22 Methods of financing
Section 22A Repealed, 1983, 661, Sec. 16A
Section 22B Reduction of unfunded pension liability
Section 22C Commonwealth’s Pension Liability Fund; funding schedules; appropriations
Section 22D Retirement system funding schedule; establishment; annual pension funding grants
Section 23 Management of funds
Section 23A Repealed, 1996, 315, Sec. 13
Section 24 Violations of contributory retirement laws
Section 25 Guarantees; effects of amendments or repeal; mandamus
Section 26 Retirement of officers in department of state police
Section 27 Disposition of funds as of January 1, 1946
Section 28 Acceptance of act
Section 28A Retirement of certain officers in department of state police
Section 28B Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35
Section 28C Repealed, 1948, 589, Sec. 1
Section 28D Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 1
Section 28E Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 2
Section 28F Repealed, 1987, 697, Sec. 98
Section 28G Repealed, 1950, 813, Sec. 2
Section 28H Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 3
Section 28I State employees serving on interstate commission; continuance as members of retirement system
Section 28J Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 4
Section 28K Commonwealth employees; leave of absence as representative of employee organization; creditable service
Section 28L Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35A
Section 28M Department of correction employees; retirement
Section 28N Correction or jail officers employed by county sheriffs’ offices; retirement
Section 29 to 38A Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 39 Association for providing pensions
Section 40 By-laws and statements
Section 41 Exemption from taxation; exception
Section 42 Municipalities in which authorized; pension fund
Section 43 Power of retirement board; persons qualified; amount of pensions
Section 44 Authorization; amount of pension
Section 44A Retirement of janitors not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 44B School janitors; options; widows; approval
Section 44C Dental assistants, retirement by cities or towns
Section 45 Boston, applicability of Sec. 44
Section 45A Amount of pension
Section 45B School janitors and school custodians in certain cities and towns
Section 45C Amount of pensions; limitation; effective date
Section 46 Officers and employees of correctional institutions; prerequisites to retirement
Section 47 Computation of time of service
Section 48 Amount of pension
Section 49 to 51 Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 9
Section 52 Veterans in municipal service
Section 53 Veterans employed jointly by two towns
Section 54 Acceptance of two preceding sections
Section 55 Acceptance subject to mayor’s veto
Section 56 Retirement if incapacitated
Section 57 Retirement after ten years’ service
Section 57A Certain provisions of Secs. 6, 8 and 16 applicable to certain veterans
Section 57B Police or fire department members; creditable service; effective date of section
Section 58 Retirement after thirty years’ service
Section 58A Wartime service in armed forces as creditable service
Section 58B Election of option for benefit of surviving spouse or other beneficiary of veteran
Section 58C Retirement allowances of policemen and firemen
Section 58D Retirement allowances of employees other than policemen and firemen
Section 59 “Retiring authority” defined
Section 59A Part of service in governmental unit other than retiring unit; reimbursement
Section 60 Acceptance of Secs. 56 to 59; minimum period of creditable service
Section 60A Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 15
Section 61 to 65 Repealed, 1937, 409, Sec. 2
Section 65A Retirement or resignation of justices or judges
Section 65B Pensions for special justices of district courts
Section 65C Surviving spouses of judges
Section 65D Retirement or resignation of judges appointed on or after Jan. 2, 1975
Section 65D1/2 Inactive member; appointment; election to become member
Section 65E Retired justices of supreme judicial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65F Retired justices of appeals court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65G Justices of trial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65H Early retirement allowance for judges
Section 65I Disability retirement for judges
Section 65J Retiring judges; payments for unused vacation allowance and sick leave credit
Section 66 Pensions for court officers
Section 67 Pensions and expenses; payment
Section 68 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 68A to 68C Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 69 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 70 Repealed, 1939, 441, Sec. 4
Section 71 Annuities to dependents
Section 72 Appropriations for pensions
Section 73 Repealed, 1931, 426, Sec. 148
Section 74 Scrubwomen in state house
Section 75 Pensions for probation officers
Section 76 Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 76A Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 77 Pensions for laborers; qualifications; acceptance of provisions by cities or towns
Section 77A Superannuation retirement; options for payment of pension
Section 77B Amount of pensions; effective date
Section 77C Persons promoted to supervisory positions
Section 77D Retirement of laborers not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 78 Laborers in fire, water and sewerage districts or employed by joint water boards
Section 78A Laborers subject to provisions; continuity of service
Section 79 Existing pensions
Section 80 Firemen; applicability of law
Section 81 Amount of pension
Section 81A Alternative provisions for retirement of firemen
Section 81B Amount of pensions under Sec. 81A
Section 82 Pensions for call members
Section 83 Pensions for police in cities
Section 83A Alternative provisions for retirement of police in cities
Section 84 Retirement of injured police officers in cities and towns having no pension systems
Section 85 Pensions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85A Retirement of members of fire and police department in certain towns
Section 85B Retirement of park board police of cities and towns
Section 85C Policemen and firemen excepted from law
Section 85D Retirement of call members in certain towns
Section 85E Alternative retirement provisions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85F Examination by medical panel prerequisite to disability retirement
Section 85G Service credit on retirement of former reserve officers
Section 85H Disability retirement of call or volunteer fire fighters and reserve police officers
Section 85H1/2 Disability retirement compensation in cities, towns or fire districts with no permanent police or fire department members
Section 85I Creditable service in retirement of certain members
Section 85J Pensions for policemen and fire fighters or their widows; optional provisions
Section 86 Repealed, 1950, 395
Section 87 Repealed, 1930, 182, Sec. 5
Section 87A Repealed, 1928, 402, Sec. 4
Section 88 Pensions for dependents of persons killed while aiding police officers or firefighters
Section 89 Annuities to dependents of policemen, firemen, etc., killed in performance of duty
Section 89A Annuities to dependents of public employees killed or dying from injuries in performance of duties
Section 89B Annuities to dependents of police officers or fire fighters killed in performance of duty
Section 89C Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89D Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89E Accidental death benefits for volunteer emergency service providers
Section 90 Aged police officers not subject to certain laws
Section 90A Increasing allowance of former employees retired for accidental disability
Section 90B Waiver of pension or retirement allowance
Section 90C Increasing allowance of former employees retired on superannuation
Section 90C1/2 Increasing allowance of former employees retired with at least twenty-five years of creditable service
Section 90C3/4 Increasing allowance of former state police officers retired after at least twenty years of service
Section 90D Increasing allowance of former employees retired on ordinary disability
Section 90E Increasing allowance of former employees whose classification has been abolished
Section 90F to 90G1/2 Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 25
Section 90G3/4 Employees age seventy or over; continuation of retirement benefits; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 90H, 90I Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 28
Section 90J Employees age seventy or over; payment of annual physical and mental examination costs; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 91 Payment of pensioners for services after retirement
Section 91A Adjusted pension or retirement allowances
Section 91B Enforcement of Sec. 91A; wage reporting system and computer match file
Section 91C Access to criminal record offender information; comparison with retirement allowances list
Section 92 Pension, annuity or retirement allowance; pledge, conveyance or assignment; support of pensioners becoming public charge
Section 92A Support of dependents; pensioners residing outside United States
Section 93 Certain pensions not affected
Section 94 Impairment of health caused by hypertension or heart disease, resulting in disability or death of paid fire or police department member; presumption
Section 94A Disability or death caused by disease of lungs or respiratory tract; paid fire department member; presumption
Section 94B Disability or death caused by certain conditions of cancer; paid fire member; presumption
Section 95 Granting annuities to certain officials or employees not entitled to retirement allowance or pension
Section 95A Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 95B Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 96 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; amount
Section 97 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; approval
Section 98 Advance payments, period of processing application
Section 99 Advance payments
Section 100 Pensions to surviving spouses of firefighters, police officers or corrections officers killed in performance of duties
Section 100A Killed-in-line-of-duty benefits
Section 101 Allowance to widows of disabled public employees
Section 102 Cost-of-living; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments; adjustments in amounts of pensions and annuities
Section 103 Systems other than state employees’ retirement system and teachers’ retirement system; cost-of living; funding schedule; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments
Section 104 Section 401(a)(17) Excess Fund; Section 415 Excess Benefit Fund
Section 105 Reinstatement

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Massachusetts > PARTI > TITLEIV > CHAPTER32

Section 1 Definitions
Section 2 Description of systems
Section 3 Membership
Section 3A Ineligible employees; deferred compensation program
Section 4 Creditable service
Section 5 Superannuation retirement
Section 5A Wellness program
Section 5B Early intervention plans; rehabilitation plans
Section 6 Ordinary disability retirement
Section 7 Accidental disability retirement
Section 8 Evaluation and reexamination of members retired for disability
Section 9 Accidental death benefit
Section 10 Resignation, failure of re-election or reappointment, removal or discharge
Section 11 Return of accumulated total deductions and amounts due beneficiaries of deceased members
Section 12 Options on retirement
Section 12A Payment of allowances to certain beneficiaries pending determination of accidental death benefits
Section 12B Spouse and children; survivor benefits
Section 12C Widow and children survivor benefits; manner of payment; contributions
Section 13 Payment of allowances
Section 14 Effect of workers’ compensation benefits
Section 14A Third party recovery
Section 15 Dereliction of duty by members
Section 16 Involuntary retirement; right to a hearing; right of review or appeal
Section 17 Action on behalf of incompetent members
Section 18 Filing of statements and reports; protection against fraud
Section 19 Exemption from taxation, attachments and assignments; exception
Section 19A Assignment of retirement allowances for payment of certain subscriber premiums, income taxes or support orders; deduction for payment of premiums for coverage under chapter 32B
Section 19B Withholding for payment of insurance premiums; certification of eligible members; death; payment of benefits
Section 19C Annuity, retirement allowance, etc. subject to child support obligations; payments to IV-D agency
Section 20 Administration by boards
Section 20A Civil action against board member; expenses and damages; indemnification
Section 20B Indemnification
Section 21 Supervision by public employee retirement administration commission
Section 22 Methods of financing
Section 22A Repealed, 1983, 661, Sec. 16A
Section 22B Reduction of unfunded pension liability
Section 22C Commonwealth’s Pension Liability Fund; funding schedules; appropriations
Section 22D Retirement system funding schedule; establishment; annual pension funding grants
Section 23 Management of funds
Section 23A Repealed, 1996, 315, Sec. 13
Section 24 Violations of contributory retirement laws
Section 25 Guarantees; effects of amendments or repeal; mandamus
Section 26 Retirement of officers in department of state police
Section 27 Disposition of funds as of January 1, 1946
Section 28 Acceptance of act
Section 28A Retirement of certain officers in department of state police
Section 28B Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35
Section 28C Repealed, 1948, 589, Sec. 1
Section 28D Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 1
Section 28E Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 2
Section 28F Repealed, 1987, 697, Sec. 98
Section 28G Repealed, 1950, 813, Sec. 2
Section 28H Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 3
Section 28I State employees serving on interstate commission; continuance as members of retirement system
Section 28J Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 4
Section 28K Commonwealth employees; leave of absence as representative of employee organization; creditable service
Section 28L Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35A
Section 28M Department of correction employees; retirement
Section 28N Correction or jail officers employed by county sheriffs’ offices; retirement
Section 29 to 38A Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 39 Association for providing pensions
Section 40 By-laws and statements
Section 41 Exemption from taxation; exception
Section 42 Municipalities in which authorized; pension fund
Section 43 Power of retirement board; persons qualified; amount of pensions
Section 44 Authorization; amount of pension
Section 44A Retirement of janitors not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 44B School janitors; options; widows; approval
Section 44C Dental assistants, retirement by cities or towns
Section 45 Boston, applicability of Sec. 44
Section 45A Amount of pension
Section 45B School janitors and school custodians in certain cities and towns
Section 45C Amount of pensions; limitation; effective date
Section 46 Officers and employees of correctional institutions; prerequisites to retirement
Section 47 Computation of time of service
Section 48 Amount of pension
Section 49 to 51 Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 9
Section 52 Veterans in municipal service
Section 53 Veterans employed jointly by two towns
Section 54 Acceptance of two preceding sections
Section 55 Acceptance subject to mayor’s veto
Section 56 Retirement if incapacitated
Section 57 Retirement after ten years’ service
Section 57A Certain provisions of Secs. 6, 8 and 16 applicable to certain veterans
Section 57B Police or fire department members; creditable service; effective date of section
Section 58 Retirement after thirty years’ service
Section 58A Wartime service in armed forces as creditable service
Section 58B Election of option for benefit of surviving spouse or other beneficiary of veteran
Section 58C Retirement allowances of policemen and firemen
Section 58D Retirement allowances of employees other than policemen and firemen
Section 59 “Retiring authority” defined
Section 59A Part of service in governmental unit other than retiring unit; reimbursement
Section 60 Acceptance of Secs. 56 to 59; minimum period of creditable service
Section 60A Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 15
Section 61 to 65 Repealed, 1937, 409, Sec. 2
Section 65A Retirement or resignation of justices or judges
Section 65B Pensions for special justices of district courts
Section 65C Surviving spouses of judges
Section 65D Retirement or resignation of judges appointed on or after Jan. 2, 1975
Section 65D1/2 Inactive member; appointment; election to become member
Section 65E Retired justices of supreme judicial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65F Retired justices of appeals court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65G Justices of trial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65H Early retirement allowance for judges
Section 65I Disability retirement for judges
Section 65J Retiring judges; payments for unused vacation allowance and sick leave credit
Section 66 Pensions for court officers
Section 67 Pensions and expenses; payment
Section 68 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 68A to 68C Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 69 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 70 Repealed, 1939, 441, Sec. 4
Section 71 Annuities to dependents
Section 72 Appropriations for pensions
Section 73 Repealed, 1931, 426, Sec. 148
Section 74 Scrubwomen in state house
Section 75 Pensions for probation officers
Section 76 Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 76A Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 77 Pensions for laborers; qualifications; acceptance of provisions by cities or towns
Section 77A Superannuation retirement; options for payment of pension
Section 77B Amount of pensions; effective date
Section 77C Persons promoted to supervisory positions
Section 77D Retirement of laborers not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 78 Laborers in fire, water and sewerage districts or employed by joint water boards
Section 78A Laborers subject to provisions; continuity of service
Section 79 Existing pensions
Section 80 Firemen; applicability of law
Section 81 Amount of pension
Section 81A Alternative provisions for retirement of firemen
Section 81B Amount of pensions under Sec. 81A
Section 82 Pensions for call members
Section 83 Pensions for police in cities
Section 83A Alternative provisions for retirement of police in cities
Section 84 Retirement of injured police officers in cities and towns having no pension systems
Section 85 Pensions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85A Retirement of members of fire and police department in certain towns
Section 85B Retirement of park board police of cities and towns
Section 85C Policemen and firemen excepted from law
Section 85D Retirement of call members in certain towns
Section 85E Alternative retirement provisions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85F Examination by medical panel prerequisite to disability retirement
Section 85G Service credit on retirement of former reserve officers
Section 85H Disability retirement of call or volunteer fire fighters and reserve police officers
Section 85H1/2 Disability retirement compensation in cities, towns or fire districts with no permanent police or fire department members
Section 85I Creditable service in retirement of certain members
Section 85J Pensions for policemen and fire fighters or their widows; optional provisions
Section 86 Repealed, 1950, 395
Section 87 Repealed, 1930, 182, Sec. 5
Section 87A Repealed, 1928, 402, Sec. 4
Section 88 Pensions for dependents of persons killed while aiding police officers or firefighters
Section 89 Annuities to dependents of policemen, firemen, etc., killed in performance of duty
Section 89A Annuities to dependents of public employees killed or dying from injuries in performance of duties
Section 89B Annuities to dependents of police officers or fire fighters killed in performance of duty
Section 89C Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89D Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89E Accidental death benefits for volunteer emergency service providers
Section 90 Aged police officers not subject to certain laws
Section 90A Increasing allowance of former employees retired for accidental disability
Section 90B Waiver of pension or retirement allowance
Section 90C Increasing allowance of former employees retired on superannuation
Section 90C1/2 Increasing allowance of former employees retired with at least twenty-five years of creditable service
Section 90C3/4 Increasing allowance of former state police officers retired after at least twenty years of service
Section 90D Increasing allowance of former employees retired on ordinary disability
Section 90E Increasing allowance of former employees whose classification has been abolished
Section 90F to 90G1/2 Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 25
Section 90G3/4 Employees age seventy or over; continuation of retirement benefits; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 90H, 90I Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 28
Section 90J Employees age seventy or over; payment of annual physical and mental examination costs; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 91 Payment of pensioners for services after retirement
Section 91A Adjusted pension or retirement allowances
Section 91B Enforcement of Sec. 91A; wage reporting system and computer match file
Section 91C Access to criminal record offender information; comparison with retirement allowances list
Section 92 Pension, annuity or retirement allowance; pledge, conveyance or assignment; support of pensioners becoming public charge
Section 92A Support of dependents; pensioners residing outside United States
Section 93 Certain pensions not affected
Section 94 Impairment of health caused by hypertension or heart disease, resulting in disability or death of paid fire or police department member; presumption
Section 94A Disability or death caused by disease of lungs or respiratory tract; paid fire department member; presumption
Section 94B Disability or death caused by certain conditions of cancer; paid fire member; presumption
Section 95 Granting annuities to certain officials or employees not entitled to retirement allowance or pension
Section 95A Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 95B Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 96 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; amount
Section 97 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; approval
Section 98 Advance payments, period of processing application
Section 99 Advance payments
Section 100 Pensions to surviving spouses of firefighters, police officers or corrections officers killed in performance of duties
Section 100A Killed-in-line-of-duty benefits
Section 101 Allowance to widows of disabled public employees
Section 102 Cost-of-living; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments; adjustments in amounts of pensions and annuities
Section 103 Systems other than state employees’ retirement system and teachers’ retirement system; cost-of living; funding schedule; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments
Section 104 Section 401(a)(17) Excess Fund; Section 415 Excess Benefit Fund
Section 105 Reinstatement

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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Massachusetts > PARTI > TITLEIV > CHAPTER32

Section 1 Definitions
Section 2 Description of systems
Section 3 Membership
Section 3A Ineligible employees; deferred compensation program
Section 4 Creditable service
Section 5 Superannuation retirement
Section 5A Wellness program
Section 5B Early intervention plans; rehabilitation plans
Section 6 Ordinary disability retirement
Section 7 Accidental disability retirement
Section 8 Evaluation and reexamination of members retired for disability
Section 9 Accidental death benefit
Section 10 Resignation, failure of re-election or reappointment, removal or discharge
Section 11 Return of accumulated total deductions and amounts due beneficiaries of deceased members
Section 12 Options on retirement
Section 12A Payment of allowances to certain beneficiaries pending determination of accidental death benefits
Section 12B Spouse and children; survivor benefits
Section 12C Widow and children survivor benefits; manner of payment; contributions
Section 13 Payment of allowances
Section 14 Effect of workers’ compensation benefits
Section 14A Third party recovery
Section 15 Dereliction of duty by members
Section 16 Involuntary retirement; right to a hearing; right of review or appeal
Section 17 Action on behalf of incompetent members
Section 18 Filing of statements and reports; protection against fraud
Section 19 Exemption from taxation, attachments and assignments; exception
Section 19A Assignment of retirement allowances for payment of certain subscriber premiums, income taxes or support orders; deduction for payment of premiums for coverage under chapter 32B
Section 19B Withholding for payment of insurance premiums; certification of eligible members; death; payment of benefits
Section 19C Annuity, retirement allowance, etc. subject to child support obligations; payments to IV-D agency
Section 20 Administration by boards
Section 20A Civil action against board member; expenses and damages; indemnification
Section 20B Indemnification
Section 21 Supervision by public employee retirement administration commission
Section 22 Methods of financing
Section 22A Repealed, 1983, 661, Sec. 16A
Section 22B Reduction of unfunded pension liability
Section 22C Commonwealth’s Pension Liability Fund; funding schedules; appropriations
Section 22D Retirement system funding schedule; establishment; annual pension funding grants
Section 23 Management of funds
Section 23A Repealed, 1996, 315, Sec. 13
Section 24 Violations of contributory retirement laws
Section 25 Guarantees; effects of amendments or repeal; mandamus
Section 26 Retirement of officers in department of state police
Section 27 Disposition of funds as of January 1, 1946
Section 28 Acceptance of act
Section 28A Retirement of certain officers in department of state police
Section 28B Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35
Section 28C Repealed, 1948, 589, Sec. 1
Section 28D Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 1
Section 28E Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 2
Section 28F Repealed, 1987, 697, Sec. 98
Section 28G Repealed, 1950, 813, Sec. 2
Section 28H Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 3
Section 28I State employees serving on interstate commission; continuance as members of retirement system
Section 28J Repealed, 1952, 634, Sec. 4
Section 28K Commonwealth employees; leave of absence as representative of employee organization; creditable service
Section 28L Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35A
Section 28M Department of correction employees; retirement
Section 28N Correction or jail officers employed by county sheriffs’ offices; retirement
Section 29 to 38A Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 39 Association for providing pensions
Section 40 By-laws and statements
Section 41 Exemption from taxation; exception
Section 42 Municipalities in which authorized; pension fund
Section 43 Power of retirement board; persons qualified; amount of pensions
Section 44 Authorization; amount of pension
Section 44A Retirement of janitors not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 44B School janitors; options; widows; approval
Section 44C Dental assistants, retirement by cities or towns
Section 45 Boston, applicability of Sec. 44
Section 45A Amount of pension
Section 45B School janitors and school custodians in certain cities and towns
Section 45C Amount of pensions; limitation; effective date
Section 46 Officers and employees of correctional institutions; prerequisites to retirement
Section 47 Computation of time of service
Section 48 Amount of pension
Section 49 to 51 Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 9
Section 52 Veterans in municipal service
Section 53 Veterans employed jointly by two towns
Section 54 Acceptance of two preceding sections
Section 55 Acceptance subject to mayor’s veto
Section 56 Retirement if incapacitated
Section 57 Retirement after ten years’ service
Section 57A Certain provisions of Secs. 6, 8 and 16 applicable to certain veterans
Section 57B Police or fire department members; creditable service; effective date of section
Section 58 Retirement after thirty years’ service
Section 58A Wartime service in armed forces as creditable service
Section 58B Election of option for benefit of surviving spouse or other beneficiary of veteran
Section 58C Retirement allowances of policemen and firemen
Section 58D Retirement allowances of employees other than policemen and firemen
Section 59 “Retiring authority” defined
Section 59A Part of service in governmental unit other than retiring unit; reimbursement
Section 60 Acceptance of Secs. 56 to 59; minimum period of creditable service
Section 60A Repealed, 1954, 627, Sec. 15
Section 61 to 65 Repealed, 1937, 409, Sec. 2
Section 65A Retirement or resignation of justices or judges
Section 65B Pensions for special justices of district courts
Section 65C Surviving spouses of judges
Section 65D Retirement or resignation of judges appointed on or after Jan. 2, 1975
Section 65D1/2 Inactive member; appointment; election to become member
Section 65E Retired justices of supreme judicial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65F Retired justices of appeals court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65G Justices of trial court; benefits; temporary service
Section 65H Early retirement allowance for judges
Section 65I Disability retirement for judges
Section 65J Retiring judges; payments for unused vacation allowance and sick leave credit
Section 66 Pensions for court officers
Section 67 Pensions and expenses; payment
Section 68 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 68A to 68C Repealed, 1945, 658, Sec. 1
Section 69 Repealed, 1991, 412, Sec. 35B
Section 70 Repealed, 1939, 441, Sec. 4
Section 71 Annuities to dependents
Section 72 Appropriations for pensions
Section 73 Repealed, 1931, 426, Sec. 148
Section 74 Scrubwomen in state house
Section 75 Pensions for probation officers
Section 76 Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 76A Amount of pension; counties liable; apportionment
Section 77 Pensions for laborers; qualifications; acceptance of provisions by cities or towns
Section 77A Superannuation retirement; options for payment of pension
Section 77B Amount of pensions; effective date
Section 77C Persons promoted to supervisory positions
Section 77D Retirement of laborers not in contributory retirement system; authorization; amount of pension
Section 78 Laborers in fire, water and sewerage districts or employed by joint water boards
Section 78A Laborers subject to provisions; continuity of service
Section 79 Existing pensions
Section 80 Firemen; applicability of law
Section 81 Amount of pension
Section 81A Alternative provisions for retirement of firemen
Section 81B Amount of pensions under Sec. 81A
Section 82 Pensions for call members
Section 83 Pensions for police in cities
Section 83A Alternative provisions for retirement of police in cities
Section 84 Retirement of injured police officers in cities and towns having no pension systems
Section 85 Pensions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85A Retirement of members of fire and police department in certain towns
Section 85B Retirement of park board police of cities and towns
Section 85C Policemen and firemen excepted from law
Section 85D Retirement of call members in certain towns
Section 85E Alternative retirement provisions for policemen and firemen in towns
Section 85F Examination by medical panel prerequisite to disability retirement
Section 85G Service credit on retirement of former reserve officers
Section 85H Disability retirement of call or volunteer fire fighters and reserve police officers
Section 85H1/2 Disability retirement compensation in cities, towns or fire districts with no permanent police or fire department members
Section 85I Creditable service in retirement of certain members
Section 85J Pensions for policemen and fire fighters or their widows; optional provisions
Section 86 Repealed, 1950, 395
Section 87 Repealed, 1930, 182, Sec. 5
Section 87A Repealed, 1928, 402, Sec. 4
Section 88 Pensions for dependents of persons killed while aiding police officers or firefighters
Section 89 Annuities to dependents of policemen, firemen, etc., killed in performance of duty
Section 89A Annuities to dependents of public employees killed or dying from injuries in performance of duties
Section 89B Annuities to dependents of police officers or fire fighters killed in performance of duty
Section 89C Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89D Annuities to widows of employees of cities and towns killed in line of duty
Section 89E Accidental death benefits for volunteer emergency service providers
Section 90 Aged police officers not subject to certain laws
Section 90A Increasing allowance of former employees retired for accidental disability
Section 90B Waiver of pension or retirement allowance
Section 90C Increasing allowance of former employees retired on superannuation
Section 90C1/2 Increasing allowance of former employees retired with at least twenty-five years of creditable service
Section 90C3/4 Increasing allowance of former state police officers retired after at least twenty years of service
Section 90D Increasing allowance of former employees retired on ordinary disability
Section 90E Increasing allowance of former employees whose classification has been abolished
Section 90F to 90G1/2 Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 25
Section 90G3/4 Employees age seventy or over; continuation of retirement benefits; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 90H, 90I Repealed, 2000, 123, Sec. 28
Section 90J Employees age seventy or over; payment of annual physical and mental examination costs; retirement system board and local legislative body approval
Section 91 Payment of pensioners for services after retirement
Section 91A Adjusted pension or retirement allowances
Section 91B Enforcement of Sec. 91A; wage reporting system and computer match file
Section 91C Access to criminal record offender information; comparison with retirement allowances list
Section 92 Pension, annuity or retirement allowance; pledge, conveyance or assignment; support of pensioners becoming public charge
Section 92A Support of dependents; pensioners residing outside United States
Section 93 Certain pensions not affected
Section 94 Impairment of health caused by hypertension or heart disease, resulting in disability or death of paid fire or police department member; presumption
Section 94A Disability or death caused by disease of lungs or respiratory tract; paid fire department member; presumption
Section 94B Disability or death caused by certain conditions of cancer; paid fire member; presumption
Section 95 Granting annuities to certain officials or employees not entitled to retirement allowance or pension
Section 95A Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 95B Annuities to widows and children of retired employees
Section 96 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; amount
Section 97 Increase in retirement allowance, pension or annuity; approval
Section 98 Advance payments, period of processing application
Section 99 Advance payments
Section 100 Pensions to surviving spouses of firefighters, police officers or corrections officers killed in performance of duties
Section 100A Killed-in-line-of-duty benefits
Section 101 Allowance to widows of disabled public employees
Section 102 Cost-of-living; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments; adjustments in amounts of pensions and annuities
Section 103 Systems other than state employees’ retirement system and teachers’ retirement system; cost-of living; funding schedule; annual determination of changes; supplemental payments
Section 104 Section 401(a)(17) Excess Fund; Section 415 Excess Benefit Fund
Section 105 Reinstatement

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