CHAPTER 101

DELAWARE STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION ACT PROVIDING PENALTY FOR FALSIFICATIONS AND REQUIRING CERTIFICATES BY DEPARTMENT HEADS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 104, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1945, PROVIDING FOR A "DELAWARE STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION ACT", BY PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE FALSIFICATION OF THE AGE OF A COVERED EMPLOYEE, AND REQUIRING CERTIFICATION BY THE HEAD OF A DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY.

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 adding at the end of Section 6 thereof, two new paragraphs as follows:

Before any covered employee is retired with pension benefits according to the provisions of this Act, the correctness of the facts set forth in the application of any covered employee for benefits shall be certified to by the head of the Department or Agency in which such employee is serving at the time of making his application.

Any covered employee who falsifies his age either in an application to secure pension benefits or to continue in his position beyond the age limit specified for mandatory retirement shall forfeit all his rights and benefits under this Act.

Approved March 27, 1947.