H.R.2870 - To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide a lump sum payment to public safety officers who become totally and permanently disabled as a result of a catastrophic injury sustained in the line of duty.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Manton, Thomas J. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 07/12/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/29/1990 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2870 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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.