Article 12B.

Salary Continuation Plan for Certain State Law-Enforcement Officers.

143-166.13. Persons entitled to benefits under Article.

(a) The following persons who are subject to the Criminal Justice Training and Standards Act are entitled to benefits under this Article:

(1) State Government Security Officers, Department of Administration;

(2) State Correctional Officers, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety;

(3) State Probation and Parole Officers, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety;

(4) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety;

(5) Sworn Law Enforcement Officers in the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the Department of Justice;

(6) State Highway Patrol Officers, Department of Public Safety;

(7) General Assembly Special Police, General Assembly;

(8) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Health and Human Services;

(9) Juvenile Justice Officers, Juvenile Justice Section of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety;

(10) Insurance Investigators, Department of Insurance;

(11) State Bureau of Investigation Officers and Alcohol Law Enforcement Agents, Department of Public Safety;

(12) Director and Assistant Director, License and Theft Enforcement Section, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation;

(13) Members of License and Theft Enforcement Section, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation, designated by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles as either "inspectors" or uniformed weigh station personnel;

(14) Utilities Commission Transportation Inspectors and Special Investigators;

(15) North Carolina Ports Authority Police, Department of Transportation;

(16) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Environmental Quality;

(17) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Public Safety.

(18) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Revenue.

(19) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, University System.

(20) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

(21) Sworn State Law-Enforcement Officers with the power of arrest, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

(b) The following persons are entitled to benefits under this Article regardless of whether they are subject to the Criminal Justice Training and Standards Act:

(1) Driver License Examiners injured by accident arising out of and in the course of giving a road test, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation;

(2) Employees of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety injured by a direct and deliberate act of an offender supervised by the Division or while performing supervisory duties over offenders which place the employees at risk of such injury.

(c) As used in this Article, the term "eligible person" or "person" shall mean any individual listed under subsection (a) or (b) of this section. (1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1272, s. 1; 1981, c. 348, s. 1; c. 964, s. 19; 1989, c. 727, s. 218(99), c. 751, s. 7(15); 1991 (Reg. Sess., 1992), c. 959, s. 34; 1996, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 18, s. 20.7(a); 1997-443, ss. 11A.118(a), 11A.119(a); 1997-503, s. 3; 1998-212, s. 28.25(a); 2001-487, s. 89; 2005-359, s. 3; 2011-145, ss. 14.6(d), 19.1(g), (h), (l); 2014-100, ss. 17.1(kkk), 35.12(a); 2015-241, s. 14.30(u); 2015-263, s. 36(d); 2017-186, s. 2(cccccc); 2018-5, s. 35.18(a).)