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Chapter 104

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  104.254.  Spouses of deceased retired members appointed as special consultants, when — duties — compensation — not to affect other benefits. — 1.  Any spouse of a deceased member of the patrol who retired prior to October 1, 1984, shall, upon application, be made, constituted, appointed, and employed by the board as a special consultant on the problems of retirement, aging, and other matters relating to spouses of deceased members of the patrol, and upon the request of the board, shall give opinions and be available to give opinions, in writing or orally, in response to such requests of the board.  As compensation for the services required by this section, spouses of deceased members of the patrol shall be compensated monthly in an amount based on the monthly amount which the member would have been receiving had the selection of options been made on the date of the spouse's application to be made a consultant under the provisions of this section and the member had elected the option of his choice pursuant to the provisions of subsection 3 of section 104.090, or an amount which, when added to any survivorship benefits received initially upon the death of the member of the patrol, shall be equal to two hundred dollars per month or fifty percent or the percentage so selected by the member at retirement of the monthly benefit amount which the member was receiving immediately prior to his death, whichever amount is greater, plus an annual monthly increase in an amount computed by multiplying the spouse's current monthly benefit amount by eighty percent of the increase in the consumer price index calculated in the manner specified in section 104.415.  The annual increase provided by this subsection shall not exceed five percent nor be less than four percent, and the total increase in compensation granted as annual increases in accordance with this subsection shall not exceed sixty-five percent of the total compensation granted each spouse by this section on August 13, 1986.

  2.  The employment provided for by this section shall in no way affect any person's eligibility for retirement or survivor benefits under this chapter, or in any way have the effect of reducing any retirement or survivor benefits, anything to the contrary notwithstanding.


(L. 1986 H.B. 1496, A.L. 1987 H.B. 713 merged with H.B. 384 Revision, A.L. 2002 H.B. 1455)

Effective 7-11-02

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