Title 45
Towns and Cities

Chapter 19
Relief of Injured and Deceased Fire Fighters and Police Officers

R.I. Gen. Laws 45-19-8



 45-19-8.  Administration of fire fighter's relief.

The fund shall be used for the relief of fire fighters, injured in the performance of their duty at a fire or in going to or returning from the fire, and for the relief of the widows, widowers, or domestic partners and children of fire fighters killed in the performance of their duty, in the manner and to the amount determined by the board of fire fighter's relief in the department of labor and training, which board shall administer the fund for the relief of fire fighters as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1904, ch. 1161, 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 363, 25; G.L. 1923, ch. 416, 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 351, 4; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, 152; G.L. 1956, 45-19-8; P.L. 1984, ch. 333, 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 510, 15.