CHAPTER 191

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION INCREASING PAYMENTS OF PENSIONS FOR DISABLED SCHOOL TEACHERS

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO PROVIDE A PENSION FUND FOR RETIRED AND DISABLED PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS OF DELAWARE," BEING CHAPTER 106, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1944-45, AS AMENDED, BY INCREASING THE PAYMENTS.

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

Section 1. That Section 2 of said Chapter 106, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1944-45, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of Section 2 thereof and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 2 to read as follows:

Section 2. The fund so created shall be used and expended for the benefit of:

(b) Teachers, now inactive in their profession, who have taught in the public schools of the State of Delaware for twenty-five (25) years or more, and are no longer capable of teaching; such former teachers upon making application for such pensions or allowances to the State Board of Education shall be entitled to receive the sum of Sixty Dollars ($60.00) per month;

(c) Teachers who, because of failing or lost eyesight, loss of limb or other physical disability, have been required to abandon the teaching profession and by reason of such disability, are incapable of securing employment producing a living wage, and who have taught as many as three school years in the State of Delaware, upon making application for such pensions or allowances to the State Board of Education shall be entitled to receive the sum of Sixty Dollars ($60.00) per month.

Approved June 4, 1951.