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43A.35 DEATH BENEFIT FOR RETIRED EMPLOYEES.

Employees who retire from the civil service on or after July 1, 1977, and before July 1, 1981, shall be entitled to a $500 cash death benefit payable to a beneficiary designated by the employee, if, at the time of the employee's death, the employee is entitled to an annuity under a state retirement program. A $500 cash death benefit shall also be payable to the designated beneficiary of an employee who becomes totally and permanently disabled after July 1, 1979, and before July 1, 1981, and who at the time of death is receiving a state disability benefit and is eligible for a deferred annuity under a state retirement program.

Employees who retire from the civil service on or after July 1, 1981 shall be entitled to a cash death benefit payable to a beneficiary designated by the employee if provided in collective bargaining agreements or plans pursuant to section 43A.18 in effect at the time of the employee's retirement.

History:

1981 c 210 s 35