Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 5-10-10-4 .

Synopsis: Special death benefit for special deputies. Extends the special death benefit of $150,000 for a public safety officer who dies in the line of duty to a special deputy who is employed by a political subdivision.

Effective: July 1, 2003.

Mahern, Foley

    January 13, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Labor and Employment.


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 5-10-10-4; (03)IN1265.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-10-10-4 , AS AMENDED BY P.L.246-2001, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "public safety officer" means any of the following:
        (1) A state police officer.
        (2) A county sheriff.
        (3) A county police officer.
        (4) A correctional officer.
        (5) An excise police officer.
        (6) A county police reserve officer.
        (7) A city police reserve officer.
        (8) A conservation enforcement officer.
        (9) A town marshal.
        (10) A deputy town marshal.
        (11) A probation officer.
        (12) A state university police officer appointed under IC 20-12-3.5.
        (13) An emergency medical services provider (as defined in IC 16-41-10-1 ) who is:
            (A) employed by a political subdivision (as defined in IC 36-1-2-13 ); and
            (B) not eligible for a special death benefit under IC 36-8-6-20 , IC 36-8-7-26 , IC 36-8-7.5-22 , or IC 36-8-8-20.
         (14) A person who is:
            (A) employed by a political subdivision (as defined in IC 36-1-2-13 ); and
            (B) appointed as a special deputy under IC 36-8-10-10.6.