CHAPTER 229

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

IN RESPECT TO A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY LAWS.

WHEREAS, at the present time the employees of the State of Delaware and of the various Departments and Agencies of our State Government do not and cannot come under the provisions of the Federal Social Security Laws and, by consequence, are not entitled to participate in any of the privileges accorded to employees under such laws; and

WHEREAS, it is the belief of the 109th Genera] Assembly of the State of Delaware that it would be to the best interests of the State and beneficial to the State employees if the Federal Social Security Laws should be amended so as to permit any State to obtain for its employees these benefits by voluntarily accepting coverage under these Laws;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved, by the Senate of the 109th General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that the Representatives of the State of Delaware in the Congress of the United States of America, the Honorable James M. Tunnel], the Honorable C. Douglass Buck, and the Honorable Earle D. Willey, be and they hereby are asked, on behalf of the State of Delaware, to propose measures in the Congress of the United States which would permit any State voluntarily to accept coverage under the Social Security Laws of the State of Delaware to the end that the employees of such State would be entitled to participate in the benefits now obtainable by the employees of private industries.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be sent to the Honorable James M. Tunnel], senior Senator from Delaware, the Honorable C. Douglass Buck, junior Senator from Delaware, and the Honorable Earle D. Willey, Representative from the State of Delaware in the Congress of the United States.

Approved March 26, 1943.