CHAPTER 72

ALLOWANCES TO OFFICERS FOR UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 8 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATIVE TO PUBLIC ARMS AND DEFENSE BY PROVIDING ALLOWANCES TO OFFICERS FOR UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 8 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing and striking out all of the second paragraph of 290. Sec. 35. thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following:--

Each commissioned officer and each warrant officer of the National Guard, who shall be in the service on the first day of July, A. D. 1939 and who has been present and performed eighty per cent of duty during the preceding year or such part of the preceding year during which he was a commissioned officer or warrant officer, shall receive during the fiscal year from July 1, 1939 to June 30, 1940 the sum of ninety dollars to assist in defraying the cost of his uniform and equipment, and after June 30, 1940 shall receive annually the sum of twenty-five dollars for such purposes. Every officer commissioned or appointed a warrant officer hereafter during his first year as such an officer shall receive the sum of ninety dollars to assist in defraying the cost of his uniform and equipment, and thereafter if he has been present and performed eighty per cent of duty during the fiscal year shall receive annually the sum of twenty-five dollars for such purposes.

Approved April 28, 1939.

State Officers and Commissions