Summary: H.R.4758 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/04/1988)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #389 (413-2))

Public Safety Officers' Death Benefits Amendments of 1988 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to increase from $50,000 to $100,000 the benefits paid to survivors of public safety officers (law enforcement officers and fire fighters) who die as a result of injury sustained in the line of duty. Allows such benefits to be paid to nondependent parents as beneficiaries.