146.14 Claims for benefits.

Claims for benefits payable under section 146.12 of the Revised Code shall be made as follows:

(A) A surviving spouse shall file a claim under oath with the volunteer fire fighters' dependents fund board on a form provided by the board, setting forth the full name of the deceased volunteer fire fighter, the name of the fire department or company of which the decedent was a member, the name and address of the surviving spouse, and the names, ages, and addresses of dependent children. The surviving spouse shall supply such documentary evidence as the board may reasonably require.

(B) A parent, guardian, or other person in charge of a dependent child shall file a claim under oath with the board on a form provided by the board, setting forth the full name of the deceased volunteer fire fighter, the name of the fire department or company of which the fire fighter was a member, and the name, age, and address of such dependent child. The surviving spouse shall supply such documentary evidence as the board may reasonably require.

(C) A totally and permanently disabled volunteer fire fighter shall file a claim under oath setting forth the name of the fire department or company of which the fire fighter was a member, the date of the injury, and satisfactory medical proof that the fire fighter is totally and permanently disabled.

(D) All claims filed under divisions (A), (B), and (C) of this section shall certify that neither the claimant nor the person on whose behalf the claim is filed qualifies for benefits under sections 145.35 and 145.36 or section 145.361 , or division (B) of section 145.45 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 146.14

History. Effective Date: 07-29-1992