Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–747. Rights and relief of widows and children of deceased former members.

(a) Each widow or child who, on or after September 1, 1962, was receiving or is now receiving or shall hereafter be entitled to receive relief or annuity by reason of service in the Metropolitan Police force, the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, the United States Park Police force, the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division, or the United States Secret Service Division, of a deceased former officer or member who died in the service of any such organization prior to October 1, 1956, or who retired prior to such effective date, shall be entitled to benefits computed in accordance with the provisions of § 5-716.

(b) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to reduce the relief or retirement compensation any person receives, or is entitled to receive, on August 24, 1962.