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SECTION 157
Application of article to volunteer firefighters' benefit law or the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 8
§ 157. Application of article to volunteer firefighters' benefit law
or the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law. The following terms
used in this article, unless inconsistent with the volunteer
firefighters' benefit law or the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit
law, are hereby enlarged as follows:

1. "Employer" includes any political subdivision liable for benefits
pursuant to the volunteer firefighters' benefit law or the volunteer
ambulance workers' benefit law.

2. "Employee" includes a volunteer firefighter or volunteer ambulance
worker who has been or might be injured in line of duty or who dies or
might die from such an injury. When a political subdivision or a
district or area thereof is responsible for the payment of benefits
pursuant to the volunteer firefighters' benefit law or the volunteer
ambulance workers' benefit law, it shall be deemed the "employer" of
such "employee."

3. "Workers' compensation" and "compensation" include the benefits in
relation to volunteer firefighters or volunteer ambulance workers
pursuant to the volunteer firefighters' benefit law or the volunteer
ambulance workers' benefit law.

4. "This chapter" includes the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and
the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, except when such a meaning
is inconsistent with this article.

5. "Subdivisions one and two of section fifty", as used in section one
hundred fifty-one of this chapter, includes subdivision nine of section
thirty of the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and subdivision nine
of section thirty of the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law.