STATE POLICE RETIREMENT ACT OF 1986 (EXCERPT)
Act 182 of 1986
38.1626 Retirement due to duty incurred disability; amount of retirement allowance; payment to surviving spouse or children; payment to deceased member's estate; maximum retirement allowance.
(1) A member who retires due to duty incurred disability after September 30, 1986, is entitled to receive a retirement allowance equal to 60% of the member's final average compensation.
(2) If a retirant receiving a retirement allowance under this section dies, the retirement allowance shall continue to be paid to the surviving spouse of the deceased retirant for the rest of the spouse's life.
(3) For purposes of this section, if there is no surviving spouse or upon the spouse's death, the retirement allowance shall be paid to the children under the age of 18 of the member, share and share alike. If there are no eligible children remaining after the spouse's death, there shall be paid to the deceased member's estate any residual accumulated contributions and interest made by him or her into the reserve for employee contributions.
(4) The retirement allowance payable under this section, when added to the statutory worker's compensation benefits applicable in the case, shall not exceed the average annual salary paid to the member for the member's last 2 years of service with the department of state police before the duty disability retirement allowance effective date.
History: 1986, Act 182, Eff. Oct. 1, 1986
Am. 2000, Act 374, Imd. Eff. Jan. 2, 2001
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