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 section 100B of chapter 41 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the city of Boston may pay the following medical expenses on behalf of retired Boston firefighters Joseph Cady and Alonzo P. Brooks:
(a) to Caritas Norwood Hospital, as medical provider to Joseph Cady, a sum not to exceed $5,586.39 for services provided for Joseph Cady from June 25, 1997 to June 26, 1997; and
(b) to Massachusetts General Hospital, as medical provider to Alonzo P. Brooks, a sum not to exceed $49,068.15 for services provided for Alonzo P. Brooks from July 12, 1997 to July 20, 1997.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.