Section 18-76 Benefits not assignable or subject to execution.


    The benefits payable from the firefighters’ retirement fund  shall not be assignable or subject to counter-claim, recoupment or set off .   Except for qualified domestic relations orders, benefits payable from the firefighters’ retirement fund shall not  be subject to assessment, garnishment, execution, injunction, or any other decree, order, process or proceeding in any court for the payment of any debt of any beneficiary, and the sum shall be held and distributed solely  for the purpose of this division. This provision shall not  prevent the fire retirement board  from pursuing a retiree  or other beneficiary of the firefighters’ retirement plan for recovery  of benefits erroneously paid  or to recover benefits paid due to fraud, duress or the concealment of any material fact necessary to properly process a claim for benefits.

(Code 1964, § 9.2040; Ord. No. 018160, § 1, 7-6-04)


(Ord. 018160, Amended, 07/06/2004, Prior Text)