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Posted on: January 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Governor signs PFRS Enhanced Benefits for Surviving Spouses Act

Yesterday, Governor Murphy signed S487, the “Dominick Marino PFRS Enhanced Benefits for Surviving Spouses Act”. This legislation expands accidental death benefits provided to widow of a PFRS member. The benefit paid will now be either 70% of the compensation, based in the last year of creditable service, or a pension of $50,000, whichever is greater. This new law took effect on January 7, 2021.

Contact: Andrew LaFevre, Legislative Analyst,, 609-695-3481 x116.

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