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  Basic death benefit
Includes a lump-sum payment consisting of the Member's accumulated contributions plus interest and a lump-sum payment of one month's salary for each full year of service credit, to a maximum of six months' salary.
  Monthly survivor benefit
Payable for life, this benefit is equal to 100% of the Member's disability benefit, which equals 50% of final compensation (or a service retirement benefit, if higher). If there is no surviving spouse or registered domestic partner, the payment would go to eligible children.
  Combined benefit
This benefit is available only to an eligible surviving spouse or registered domestic partner. The benefit includes a lump-sum payment of one month's salary for each full year of service credit, to a maximum of six months' salary, and a monthly benefit as described in the above under the monthly survivor benefit, reduced by the actuarial equivalent of the lump-sum payment based on the surviving spouse's or registered domestic partner's age.