CHAPTER 407

AN ACT TO PROVIDE BENEFITS TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF PERSONS ELECTED TO ANY STATE OR COUNTY OFFICE.

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

Section 1. Whenever a person who has been elected to any office of the State or the counties by the qualified voters of the State shall die while in office, and shall leave a spouse surviving him, an amount equal to one-half (1/2) of the salary which would have been paid to such person for the unexpired term of such office shall be paid to the surviving spouse in the same manner and from the same source as was previously paid to the person in office.

Approved June 5, 1962.

Note: This Act will appear as § 5111, Title 29.