Sec. 5-142a. Injury or death of sheriff. Any high sheriff, chief deputy sheriff, deputy sheriff or special deputy sheriff who suffers death, disability or injury, while in performance of any duty for which he is compensated by the state, shall, for the purposes of section 5-142 and chapter 568, be presumed to be an employee of the state and shall be compensated by the state in accordance with said section and chapter.
(1967, P.A. 660.)
Cited. 175 C. 424; 221 C. 41.