(1)if the fatal or catastrophic injury was caused by the intentional misconduct of the public safety officer or by such officer’s intention to bring about his death, disability, or injury;
(2)if the public safety officer was voluntarily intoxicated at the time of his fatal or catastrophic injury;
(3)if the public safety officer was performing his duties in a grossly negligent manner at the time of his fatal or catastrophic injury;
(4)to any individual who would otherwise be entitled to a benefit under this subchapter if such individual’s actions were a substantial contributing factor to the fatal or catastrophic injury of the public safety officer; or
(5)with respect to any individual employed in a capacity other than a civilian capacity.
2006—Par. (5). Pub. L. 109–162inserted “with respect” before “to any individual”.
1990—Pars. (1) to (4). Pub. L. 101–647inserted “or catastrophic injury” after “death” wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 101–647effective Nov. 29, 1990, and not applicable with respect to injuries occurring before Nov. 29, 1990, see section 1303 ofPub. L. 101–647, set out as a note under section
3796 of this title.
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