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S.L.W. v. New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits (081723) (Statewide) (A-32-18; 081723)

Upon review of the PFRS statute’s plain language and history, the Court finds that the Legislature did not intend for children of PFRS members to meet a dependency requirement to receive survivor benefits. The Court’s finding is consistent with the PFRS’s underlying policy goal of financially protecting the family members of deceased PFRS members.