Chapter 41.18 RCW

FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF AND PENSIONS—1955 ACT

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Definitions.
Pension boards in fire districts createdMembersTermsVacanciesOfficersQuorum.
Powers and duties of board.
Contributions by firefighters.
Retirement for serviceWidow's or widower's pensionPayments to children.
Actuarially reduced retirement allowanceSpousal benefit.
Pension benefits for widows or widowers of unretired, eligible firefightersRetroactive.
Disablement in line of dutyRetirement.
Disablement in line of dutyInactive periodAllowanceMedical, hospital, nursing care.
Payment upon disablement not in line of duty.
Examination of disability pensionersRestoration to active duty.
Payment on death in line of duty or while retired on account of service-connected disability.
Applicability of RCW 41.18.040 and 41.18.100.
Annual increase in benefits payable on retirement for service or disabilityAppeals.
Payment on separationWith less than twenty-five years service or less than fifty years of ageOption to be classified as vested firefighter.
Funeral expenses.
Credit for military service.
Certain firefighters may elect to be covered under other law.
Credit for membership in private organization acquired by municipality.
Application of chapter.
Firefighter contributor under prior law may obtain benefits of chapterRefunds.
Transfer of membership authorized.
Minimum pension.
Transfer of credit from city employees' retirement system to firefighters' pension system.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
NOTES:
Prior acts relating to firefighters' relief and pensions: 1935 c 39; 1929 c 86; 1919 c 196; 1909 c 50 were repealed by 1947 c 91 § 12 (codified as RCW 41.16.230).
Firefighters' relief and pensions1947 act: Chapter 41.16 RCW.
Volunteer firefighters' relief and pensions: Chapter 41.24 RCW.
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