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§ 408.0445. Average Weekly Wage For Members Of State Military Forces, Texas Task Force , Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System Teams, And Regional Incident Management Teams

(a) For purposes of computing income benefits or death benefits under Section 437.227, Government Code, the average weekly wage of a member of the state military forces as defined by Section 437.001, Government Code, who is engaged in authorized training or duty is an amount equal to the sum of the member’s regular weekly wage at any employment the member holds in addition to serving as a member of the state military forces, disregarding any period during which the member is not fully compensated for that employment because the member is engaged in authorized military training or duty, and the member’s regular weekly wage as a member of the state military forces, except that the amount may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined under Section 408.047.

(b) For purposes of computing income benefits or death benefits under Section 88.303, Education Code, the average weekly wage of a Texas Task Force 1 member, as defined by Section 88.301, Education Code, who is engaged in authorized training or duty is an amount equal to the sum of the member’s regular weekly wage at any employment, including self-employment, that the member holds in addition to serving as a member of Texas Task Force 1, except that the amount may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined under Section 408.047. A member for whom an average weekly wage cannot be computed shall be paid the minimum weekly benefit established by the division.

(c) For purposes of computing income benefits or death benefits under Section 88.126, Education Code, the average weekly wage of an intrastate fire mutual aid system team member or a regional incident management team member, as defined by Section 88.126, Education Code, who is engaged in authorized training or duty is an amount equal to the sum of the member’s regular weekly wage at any employment, including self-employment, that the member holds in addition to serving as a member of an intrastate fire mutual aid system team or a regional incident management team, as applicable, except that the amount may not exceed 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined under Section 408.047. A member for whom an average weekly wage cannot be computed shall be paid the minimum weekly benefit established by the division.

Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1205, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 644, § 2, eff. June 20, 2003.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.097, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1217 (S.B. 1536), § 3.14, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 991 (H.B. 919), § 2, eff. September 1, 2017.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 991 (H.B. 919), § 3, eff. September 1, 2017.

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Title:

§ 408.0445. Average Weekly Wage For Members Of State Military Forces, Texas Task Force , Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System Teams, And Regional Incident Management Teams

Code:

Labor Code

Status:

Current

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