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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 407, VOLUME 53, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF BENEFITS TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF PERSONS ELECTED TO ANY STATE OR COUNTY OFFICE AND MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE TREASURER.

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

Section 1. Chapter 407, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking the word "him" where it appears in line 3 of said Act.

Section 2. Chapter 407, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by striking the words "in the same manner and from the same source as was previously paid to the person in office" as they appear in the last 3 lines of the Act, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"from the State or County General Fund as the case may be in the same manner as previously paid to the person in office."

Section 3. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $20,000.00 to be paid to the State Treasurer for deposit in a special account to carry out the purpose of Chapter 407, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, as amended by this Act, as it applies to surviving spouses of deceased state officers.

Section 4. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State of Delaware. Any funds remaining unexpended as of June 30, 1965, shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved May 7, 1963.