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§ 132.9. Duration of Death Benefits for an Eligible Grandchild, Eligible Dependent, and Eligible Parent

(a) A grandchild, who is eligible to receive death benefits and is a minor at the time of the employee’s death, is entitled to receive benefits until the earlier of:

(1) the date on which the grandchild turns 18; or

(2) the date of death of the grandchild.

(b) A grandchild, who is eligible to receive death benefits and is not a minor at the time of the employee’s death, is entitled to receive benefits until the earlier of:

(1) the date of death of the grandchild; or

(2) the expiration of 364 weeks of death benefit payments.

(c) Any other dependent, including a parent, stepparent, sibling, or grandparent of the deceased employee, who is entitled to death benefits shall receive benefits until the earlier of:

(1) the date of death of the beneficiary; or

(2) the expiration of 364 weeks of death benefit payments.

(d) An eligible parent who is entitled to receive death benefits shall receive benefits until the earlier of:

(1) the date the eligible parent dies; or

(2) the date of the expiration of 104 weeks of death benefit payments.

The provisions of this §132.9 adopted to be effective January 1, 1991, 15 TexReg 7023; amended to be effective October 12, 2008, 33 TexReg 8395.

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§ 132.9. Duration of Death Benefits for an Eligible Grandchild, Eligible Dependent, and Eligible Parent

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