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AGO Opinions with Topic: VOLUNTEER FIREMEN
AGO 1954 No. 270 >  June 14, 1954
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN - PENSION AND RELIEF ACT - ENROLLMENT OF FIREMEN AS PREREQUISITE TO ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAL BENEFITS - FIRE DEPARTMENTS COVERED BY THE ACT - LIABILITY OF FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES OF VOLUNTEER FIREMEN
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN ‑- PENSION AND RELIEF ACT ‑- ENROLLMENT OF FIREMEN AS PREREQUISITE TO ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAL BENEFITS ‑- FIRE DEPARTMENTS COVERED BY THE ACT ‑- LIABILITY OF FIRE PROTECTION... 1.  The failure of a fire protection district to enroll a fireman under the provisions of chapter 41.24 RCW does not preclude such fireman from receiving medical benefits under that chapter. 2.  The requirements that a volunteer fire department be regularly organized, and that it be operated and maintained by a municipal corporation, in order to be within the coverage of the pension and relief provisions of chapter 41.24 RCW, are met if the fire department is a functioning fire‑fighting unit, if it is recognized by the officers of the fire protection district as having a part in the fire protection scheme of the district, and if it shares in the funds of the district. 3.  A fire protection district is not liable to a volunteer fireman for the amount of medical expenses incurred by such fireman due to injuries sustained in the course of his duties as a fireman.
AGO 1953 No. 183 >  December 21, 1953
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN - PENSIONS TO SURVIVING DEPENDENTS - EXTENT OF LIMITATION THEREON BY SECOND PROVISO, RCW 41.24.160
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN ‑- PENSIONS TO SURVIVING DEPENDENTS ‑- EXTENT OF LIMITATION THEREON BY SECOND PROVISO, RCW 41.24.160 Monthly pension to surviving dependents of volunteer firemen under RCW 41.24.160 can be paid from fund established by RCW 41.24.030 only to extent necessary to maintain $100 monthly income in conjunction with any benefits such dependents may receive under Federal old-age and survivors insurance program (OASI).
AGO 1953 No. 493 >  March 11, 1953
CITIES - VOLUNTEER FIREMEN - COMPENSATION - DISTRIBUTION OF UNEXPENDED SUM ON BASIS OF POINT SYSTEM
CITIES ‑- VOLUNTEER FIREMEN ‑- COMPENSATION ‑- DISTRIBUTION OF UNEXPENDED SUM ON BASIS OF POINT SYSTEM A plan whereby a city of the third class compensates its volunteer firemen at the end of the budget period by dividing the unexpended surplus remaining in the fire department fund among the firemen on the basis of a point system is valid.
AGO 1950 No. 403 >  December 26, 1950
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN
VOLUNTEER FIREMEN Volunteer firemen responding to a call into another state are under the protection of the Volunteer Firemen's Relief and Pension Act.
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