CHAPTER 393

RELATING TO WILMINGTON FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 118, VOLUME 33, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A WIDOW'S AND ORPHANS PENSION, WHOSE HUSBAND MAY BE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY, IN THE BUREAU OF FIRE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON" BY PROVIDING CERTAIN BENEFITS OF PENSION PAYMENTS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of the Members of each Branch thereof concurring therein):

WHEREAS, it is desirous that certain monthly payments to widows and orphans of the member of this Department, who lost their life in the performance of their duty, should be not less than a stated sum.

Section 1. Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware (1923), is amended by adding at the end thereof another paragraph to read:

"Any member of the Bureau of Fire of the Department of Public Safety of the City of Wilmington, who shall have forfeited his life in the performance of his duty, his widow shall receive from the Pension Fund of the Bureau of Fire of the City of Wilmington, one year's full salary from said fund, and then one-half of his salary until her death or remarriage, each surviving child after the first year of said death, shall receive Ten Dollars ($10.00) per month for each living dependent child born or conceived before such death and currently under the age of eighteen years of age.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective June 26, 1953.

Approved July 15, 1953.