2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Miller, P
Line of Duty Death Benefit - Definition of Deceased Person

Item 267 #1h

Item 267 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Accounts Transfer Payments, Department of FY2009 $0 FY2010 $225,000 GF

Page 271, line 2, strike "$10,058,131" and insert "$10,283,131".

(This amendment provides funding under the Line of Duty Act to provide the full death benefit (of $100,000) to the beneficiary of a deceased person if the deceased person, while employed in a position listed within the act, dies as a direct and proximate result of the performance of his duty if (i) the individual while on duty engaged in a situation, and such engagement involved nonroutine stressful or strenuous physical law enforcement, fire suppression, rescue, hazardous material response, emergency medical services, prison security, disaster relief, or other emergency response activity or participated in a training exercise, and such participation involved nonroutine stressful or strenuous activity, and (ii) the individual died as a result of a heart attack or stroke suffered while engaging in such activity described in (i) while still on that duty after so engaging or participating in such an activity or not later than 24 hours after so engaging or participating in such activity.)