CHAPTER 379

PENSION BENEFITS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 104, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1945, AS AMENDED, KNOWN AS "THE DELAWARE STATE EMPLOYEES BENEFIT ACT," BY ADDING TO THE DEFINITION OF "COVERED EMPLOYMENT" EMPLOYMENT FOR A STATE AGENCY SUPPORTED WHOLLY OR IN PART BY FUNDS GRANTED TO THE STATE BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WITHOUT OBLIGATION ON THE PART OF THE STATE.

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

Section 1. That Section 3 of Chapter 104, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1945, as amended, be further amended by adding to the said Section 3 a new and additional paragraph to be placed at the end of the said Section 3 reading as follows:

Any other provision of this Act notwithstanding, an employee shall be considered in "covered employment" while the employee receives or has received a regular salary from a State agency that is supported wholly or in part by funds granted to the State by the Federal government. Provided, that such employee shall not be considered eligible for any pension under this Act based upon such "covered employment" with respect to any period for which such Federal funds are not made available for the purposes of this Act.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective immediately.

Approved June 30, 1949