Summary: H.R.2870 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/12/1989)

Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide a lump sum payment of $100,000 (adjusted to reflect the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index) to public safety officers (law enforcement officers and fire fighters) who become permanently and totally disabled as a result of a catastrophic injury sustained in the line of duty.

Prohibits the payment of both a lump sum disability payment and a lump sum death benefit.