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Section 5-314. Funeral Benefit.

A funeral benefit shall be paid on death of any Active Member or Member actively receiving disability or retirement benefits.  The funeral benefit shall be one‑half of the monthly salary at the date of death payable to the civil service classification of fire fighter if the Member was employed in the Bureau of Fire, or of police officer if the Member was employed in the Bureau of Police.  If such classifications cease to exist, the benefit shall be based on the salary of comparable successor positions.  The funeral benefit shall be paid to the Member's Surviving Spouse or, if there is no Surviving Spouse, to the Member's estate.