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CHAPTER 5H. SURVIVOR BENEFITS.

ARTICLE 8. WEST VIRGINIA EMERGENCY RESPONDERS SURVIVOR BENEFIT ACT.

§5H-1-1. Title and legislative intent.

(a) This article is known as the "West Virginia Emergency Responders Survivor Benefit Act.

(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for the payment of survivor benefits to the surviving spouse, designated beneficiary, children, or parents of firefighters, EMS personnel, law-enforcement agency personnel, and Division of Forestry personnel killed in the performance of their emergency response duties.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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