WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
FIREMEN’S RETIREMENT FUND
72-1462. DEATH BENEFITS — SPOUSE OF RETIRED FIREFIGHTER. (1) In the event a paid firefighter, retired on retirement pay, shall die and leave surviving a spouse, but no minor children, such surviving spouse shall receive for life the retirement benefits to which the deceased firefighter was entitled, less any portion of the benefit transferred to an alternate payee as provided in sections 59-1319 and 59-1320, Idaho Code.
(2) Those benefits payable under the provisions of subsection (1) which were ordered prior to July 1, 1978, shall continue under the provisions of this chapter in effect at the time such benefit payment was ordered.
(3) Eligibility for benefits of surviving spouses that was terminated on or after July 1, 1987, solely because of the spouse’s remarriage is hereby reinstated effective July 1, 1992. Such spouses are entitled to have the benefits, including any cost of living allowances approved by the board effective on or after July 1, 1987, commence prospectively effective July 1, 1992, or upon their application to the retirement system, whichever is later.