CHAPTER 626

CITY OF WILMINGTON EMPLOYEES' PENSIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 237, VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "CITY OF WILMINGTON EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT ACT", BY EXTENDING THE SAME TO COVER FORMER EMPLOYEES WHO WERE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PENSION BENEFITS ON JULY 1, 1947.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 237, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be further amended by enacting and inserting after Section 4 thereof a new section to be known as Section 4A., as follows, to-wit:

Section 4A. Any person living on July 1, 1947 who has been employed by the Agencies providing for "covered employment" as defined in Section 3 of this Chapter, as amended, and who is not now so employed, but who had been so employed continuously without any interruptions, except allowable interruptions as defined in Section 4 of this Chapter, for twenty years or more any time prior to July 1, 1947, and has been retired without pay, and has been separated from said employment through no fault of his own, shall receive, on and after his 65th birthday, the pension benefits provided for by this Chapter to the same extent as other present, or retired employees.

Approved July 13, 1956.