House Bill

HB 1055:

Funding the Claims Commission


Bill Primary sponsors

Joint Budget Committee


Representative David Ray

Filed 1.03.23

Full Bill Title

An Act to make appropriation for providing payment of claims to surviving spouses adn/or dependent children of policemen, firemen, correctional officersand other specified state employees killed in the official line of duty, as prescribed by law; providing for payment of small controversial and non-controversial claims which have been approve by the Arkansas State Claims Commission; providing personal services and operating expenses for the Arkansas State Claims Commission for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024; and for other purposes.


What it does

This bill would fund the Arkansas Claims Commission and payment to surviving dependents of police, fire and correctional officers killed in the line of duty for the 2023-2024 fiscal year.

  • Claims Commission
    • Employees: 10
    • $724,768
  • Dependents of those killed in the line of duty
    • $2,250,000
  • Firefight benefit review panel
    • $8,000

Total Cost:  $2,982,768


Employees: 10 fulltime

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