2011 -- S 1083
A N A C T
RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - RETIREMENT OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES
Introduced By: Senators Lanzi, DiPalma, Lynch, Ciccone, and Gallo
Date Introduced: June 27, 2011
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 45-21-14.1 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-21 entitled
"Retirement of Municipal Employees" is hereby repealed.
45-21-14.1. or town council service. --
Service as a member of any city or town council in excess of six (6) months in any one year
constitutes one full retirement credit year; provided , that any person who was elected to membership on a
city or town council at a special election or was appointed to a city or town council to fill an
unexpired term, is entitled to receive service credit for the full year during which that person was
elected or appointed if the person has served as a member of the council during any part of the
SECTION 2. Chapter 45-21 of the General Laws entitled "Retirement of Municipal
Employees" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
45-21-8.1. Exclusion of elected city or town council members. – Notwithstanding any
provision of this chapter or any provision of the general or public laws to the contrary, no city or
town council members elected for the first time after November 6, 2012, shall be allowed
membership into the municipal employees' retirement system, as a result of that elective service.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.