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On 8/26/15, the Division closed the informal comment period on possible amendments death and
burial benefits rules. The proposed amendments allow eligible spouses of first responders to remain
eligible for death benefits after remarriage and to increase the maximum amount of reimbursement
for burial benefits payable in all workers’ compensation death cases from $6,000 to $10,000. The
changes would apply to injuries occurring on or after 9/1/15. Formal comments will be requested
once the rules are proposed and published in the Texas Register.