CHAPTER 5H. SURVIVOR BENEFITS.

§5H-1-1. Title and legislative intent.

(a) This article is known as the "West Virginia Emergency Responders Survivor Benefit Act.

(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for the payment of survivor benefits to the surviving spouse, designated beneficiary, children, or parents of firefighters, EMS personnel, law-enforcement agency personnel, and Division of Forestry personnel killed in the performance of their emergency response duties.