CHAPTER 149 - THE CITY OF WILMINGTON - PENSION FUND FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 113, VOLUME 32, LAWS OF DEL AWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A POLICE PENSION FUND FOR MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", BY PROVIDING THAT COMPULSORY MILITARY SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES BY MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL NOT INTERRUPT CONTINUOUS SERVICE IN SAID DEPARTMENT WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE ACT PROVIDING FOR A POLICE PENSION FUND.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House concurring therein):

SECTION 1. That Section 1 of said Chapter 113, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of said Section 1 of said Chapter the following:

"Any member of the Department of Public Safety who shall be compelled to perform compulsory military service in the armed forces of the United States under the provisions of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, approved September 16, 1940, as it is at present provided, shall, during the period of such compulsory military service, be considered as also having been in the continuous service of the Department of Public Safety within the meaning of the Act providing for a Police Pension Fund, provided, however, that such member shall resume his active service with the Department of Public Safety upon the expiration of such compulsory military service, in accordance with the rules of the said Department."

Approved April 3, 1941.