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6 AN ACT RELATING TO RETIREMENT; AMENDING INSURANCE BENEFIT PROVISIONS
7 FOR CERTAIN PEACE OFFICERS' SURVIVORS.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 49-8-405, as last amended by Chapter 282, Laws of Utah 1998
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 49-8-405 is amended to read:
13 49-8-405. Insurance benefits for peace officers' beneficiaries.
14 (1) As used in this section:
15 (a) "Children" includes stepchildren and legally adopted children.
16 (b) "Line of duty death" means a death resulting from external force or violence
17 occasioned by an act of duty as a peace officer.
19 Classifications, who is employed by the state and who dies in the line of duty [
21 (a) the proceeds of a group term life insurance policy in the amount of $50,000 to be
22 purchased by the division and paid for by the employing unit[
23 (b) a group health insurance policy paid for by the employing unit that covers the peace
25 (i) surviving spouse until remarriage; and
26 (ii) unmarried children up to the age of 26.
28 13, Peace Officer Classifications, may provide the benefit under Subsection [
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-6-99 1:43 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.