The board acts upon claims for disability, either approving or disapproving them in compliance with the provisions of RCW 41.26. This Provision provides for the payment of death, disability and retirement benefits to law enforcement officers, fire fighters, or their beneficiaries. Only claims of members who were employed prior to October 1, 1977 will be heard by LEOFF.
This Board was established pursuant to the authority of RCW 41.26.110 (b), and its powers, duties and responsibilities are established by state law. In the event of any conflict of these rules with state law, the latter shall govern.
Meeting Time and Location
Meetings are held as needed with location to be determined.
One member from the County legislative body: said member to be selected by the County legislative body. One member selected from a city or town legislative body located within the county, which city or town does not contain a disability board. One member selected from fire service agencies subject to the jurisdiction of the County Disability Board. One member selected from Law Enforcement Agencies subject to the jurisdiction of the County Disability Board. One member from the public at large who resides within the County but does not reside within a city in which a disability board is established.