CHAPTER 199

STATE EMPLOYEES - RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF NUMBER OF YEARS' SERVICE OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR TILE PAYMENT OF PENSION BENEFITS TO CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYEES, FIXING AGES OF RETIREMENT, ESTABLISHING BENEFITS PAYABLE AND THE SOURCE OF PAYMENTS THEREOF, PROVIDING FOR APPLICATIONS FOR PENSIONS AND THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED WITH RESPECT THERETO, PROVIDING THAT PENSION BENEFITS SHALL BE FREE OF ATTACHMENT AND NONASSIGNABLE, AND ALSO PROVIDING FOR THE REDUCTION OF BENEFITS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS," BEING CHAPTER 104, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1944- 45, AS AMENDED, WITH REFERENCE TO COMPUTING THE NUMBER OF YEARS' SERVICE OF THOSE WHO WERE EMPLOYED BY THE RESPECTIVE LEVY COURTS IN THIS STATE IN THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF COUNTY ROADS AND BRIDGES.

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, 1944-45, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of Section 3 thereof, a new paragraph as follows:

Any former or present employee of the State Highway Department who was employed by the Levy Courts of the respective Counties in this State in the care and management and control of the County Roads and Bridges of the respective Counties and were so employed at the time all the care and management and control of said County Roads and Bridges was transferred to the State Highway Department, shall receive full credit for the time they were employed by the respective Levy Courts in this State in computing the number of years' service required to receive pension benefits within the meaning of this Act.

Approved June 4, 1951.