2017 ORS 243.969¹
Payment of lump sum benefits

(1) If the Public Safety Memorial Fund Board awards lump sum benefits under ORS 243.956 (Eligibility for benefits from fund) and no designation of beneficiary form has been completed under ORS 243.974 (Designation of beneficiary form) (1), the board shall pay the benefits to the family member or parent of a public safety officer who suffered a qualifying death as follows:

(a) 100 percent to the surviving spouse.

(b) If there is no surviving spouse, 100 percent to the surviving child.

(c) If there is no surviving spouse or child, 100 percent to a person who qualifies as a dependent of the public safety officer for state income tax purposes.

(d) If there is no surviving spouse, child or dependent, 100 percent to the parent of the public safety officer.

(2) If more than one child, or both parents, or more than one dependent are survivors, the board shall pay the percentage amount one child or one parent or one dependent would have received under subsection (1) of this section in equal shares to the children or parents or dependents. [2003 c.295 §11; 2007 c.378 §3]

Note: See note under 243.950 (Public Safety Memorial Fund).

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes’ parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.