Chapter 41.16 RCW


Terms defined.
Pension board createdMembersTermsVacanciesOfficersQuorum.
Powers and duties.
Firefighters' pension fundHow constituted.
Tax levy for fund.
Contributions by firefighters.
Retirement for service.
Limit of pension.
Payment on death of retired firefighter.
Payment on death of eligible pensioner before retirement.
Payment on death in line of duty.
Payment upon disablement in line of duty.
Payment upon disablement not in line of duty.
Annual increase in benefits payable on retirement for service, death in line of duty, and disabilityAppeals.
Payment on separation from service.
Payment on death not in line of duty.
Payment on death of firefighter with no dependents.
Funeral expense.
Waiting periodDisability retirement.
Examination of disability pensionersRestoration to duty.
Transfer of assets to new fundAssumption of obligations.
Credit for military service.
Repeal does not affect accrued rights.
Application of chapter to fire protection districts.
Retirement and job security rights preserved upon annexation, etc., of district.
Transfer of credit from city employees' retirement system to firefighters' pension system.
Construction1959 c 5Benefits retroactively authorized.
Construction1975 1st ex.s. c 178, RCW 41.16.145.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Prior acts relating to firefighters' relief and pensions: 1935 c 39; 1929 c 86; 1919 c 196; 1909 c 50 were repealed by 1947 c 91 § 12 (codified herein as RCW 41.16.230).
Firefighters' relief and pensions1955 act: Chapter 41.18 RCW.
Rights of firefighter injured outside corporate limits of municipality: RCW 35.84.050.
Volunteer firefighters' relief and pensions: Chapter 41.24 RCW.
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