CHAPTER 99

DELAWARE STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION ACT WITH REFERENCE TO NOTIFICATION OF PENSION BENEFITS AND CERTIFICATE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 104, OF VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING. TO THE "DELAWARE STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION ACT", WITH REFERENCE TO NOTIFICATION OF PENSION BENEFITS AND CERTIFICATE.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 104, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1945, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 8 thereof and by inserting and enacting in lieu of the part so stricken out a new Section 8 as follows:

Section 8. Notification; Certificate:--When the employee is not entitled to the pension benefits of this Act, the State Treasurer shall so advise him or her by letter, but if the employee is entitled to the pension benefits of this Act, the State Treasurer shall prepare and give to the employee, through his or her Department or Agency, an appropriate Certificate signed by the Governor and attested by the State Treasurer, which Certificate may be in the following form:

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND PENSION AWARD

This is to certify:

That __________________ (name), an employee of the ___________ (name of Department or agency) has rendered loyal service to the State of Delaware and otherwise has fully qualified for this Certificate and Award, which shall be sufficient evidence of the ______________ (his or her) right to receive benefits under the "Delaware State Employees' Pension Act", being Chapter 104 of Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, as amended; And,

That as further recognition, thanks and appreciation are hereby extended to _______________ on behalf of the State of Delaware for all ________ (his or her) years of faithful service.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, _____________, Governor of the State of Delaware, has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal to be hereunto affixed, at Dover this ______ day of _______ in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and_____________ .

GREAT SEAL _____________

ATTEST

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STATE TREASURER

Approved March 27, 1947.