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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 237, VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENSION BENEFITS FOR SURVIVING SPOUSES OF EMPLOYEES OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON.

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

Section 1. Chapter 237, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new Section to be known as Section 19 to read as follows:

Section 19. The surviving spouse of any employee who has retired or become eligible to retire under this Chapter shall, until death or remarriage of such surviving spouse, receive a pension equal to one-half the amount which

(a) a retired employee was or shall be receiving at the time of his death, or

(b) an unretired employee was or shall be entitled to receive if he had retired on the day of his death.

Approved January 11, 1962.