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 any general or special law to the contrary, Peter Cicolini, a patrolman in the police department of the town of Saugus, may continue in such office until December 31, 2003 if he is mentally and physically capable of performing the duties of his office or position. Peter Cicolini shall hold the office subject to the approval of the appointing authority, and may be removed from the office in accordance with chapter 31 of the General Laws. The appointing authority may, at its own expense, require Peter Cicolini to be examined by the retirement board of the town of Saugus to determine his capability for continued service. Deductions shall continue to be made from the regular compensation of Peter Cicolini under chapter 32 of the General Laws for any service performed until December 31, 2003. If Peter Cicolini is determined not to be capable of continuing in service pursuant to an examination by an impartial physician as provided for in this act, he shall be retired for superannuating, and shall not be presumed by virtue of such determination to be disabled for the purpose of said chapter 32.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of January 30, 2003.