(a) This article is known as the "West Virginia Fire, EMS and Law-Enforcement Officer Survivor Benefit Act."
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for the
payment of death benefits to the surviving spouse, designated
beneficiary, children or parents of firefighters, EMS and law-
enforcement personnel killed in the performance of their duties.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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