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The Arizona Department of Public Safety Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Board will conduct a rehearing of Mr. Alan Olson’s accidental disability pension application.
Legal Authority and Jurisdiction under Which the Hearing Is To Be Held
The rehearing of the Accidental Disability Application of Mr. Olson shall be held pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-847, subsection H, and A.A.C. R13-8-112.
Particular Sections of the Statutes and Rules Involved
The rehearing is to determine whether Mr. Olson qualifies for an accidental disability pension under A.R.S. Title 38, Chapter 5, Article 4, specifically A.R.S. §§ 38-842 and 38-844.
Statement of the Matters Asserted
Mr. Olson applied for an accidental disability pension that was denied by the Local Board because Mr. Olson’s physical condition was not incurred in the performance of his duty as required by A.R.S. § 38-842. Mr. Olson contends that his disability was incurred in the performance of his duty.