Section 45-28A-42.66


Published: 2015

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Section 45-28A-42.66

Section 45-28A-42.66Payments to beneficiaries of deceased retired member.

If any retired member of such police or fire department shall die from any cause, leaving a widow or widower, the board shall direct the continuation, from the date of such death of 50 percent of the monthly retirement payments of such deceased retired member to be paid to such widow or widower of such deceased retired member during his or her natural life while unmarried. Should such deceased retired member leave no widow or widower surviving him or her, but leave surviving him or her a child or children under 18 years of age, the board of trustees shall direct the payment monthly from such fund, until such child or children shall have attained the age of 18 years, of a sum equal to 50 percent of the monthly retirement payments of such deceased retired member to the person having control and custody of such child or children or to some other person as the board of trustees shall direct, the sum to be expended by such person for the benefit of such child or children as may be prescribed by the board of trustees.

(Act 80-442, p. 674, §18.)