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RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION PLAN

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION PLAN, BY GIVING CREDIT FOR THE TIME SERVED BY CERTAIN STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES WHILE IN THE EMPLOY OF THE RESPECTIVE COUNTIES IN THE CARE, MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE COUNTY ROADS AND BRIDGES BEFORE THE SAME WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE LAPSE OF TIME BETWEEN THEIR EMPLOYMENT BY THE COUNTIES AND THEIR SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT BY THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 5522, Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended to read as follows:

§ 5522. Credit for time served by certain Highway Department employees

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, management and control of the county roads and bridges of the respective counties and who is now an employee of the State Highway Department or who was thereafter employed by the State Highway Department, irrespective of the lapse of time between his said employment by the Levy Courts of the respective counties and his subsequent employment by the State Highway Department, in computing the number of years of service required to receive pension benefits within the meaning of this chapter shall receive full credit for the time he was so employed by the Levy Courts of the respective counties, in the care, management and control of the county roads and bridges.

Approved July 1, 1953.