2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 11:3644 — Disability payments
§3644. Disability payments
Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, if any officer, member, or employee of the police department, at any time, while in the active discharge of duty, or otherwise, becomes permanently disabled so as to render his or her retirement from service necessary, he or she shall be retired by a two-thirds vote of the members of the board and shall receive a sum not to exceed fifty percent of his salary at the time of the permanent disability, however, such disability payment shall not be less than five hundred dollars per month. This sum shall never be reduced from the amount awarded at retirement. The board may employ a doctor to assist, if necessary, in establishing the disability.
Redesignated from R.S. 33:2292 by Acts 1991, No. 74, §3, eff. June 25, 1991; Acts 1992, No. 153, §1.
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