CHAPTER 75

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 118, VOLUME 33, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 180, VOLUME 49, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND FOR MEMBERS OF THE BUREAU OF FIRE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON" BY PROVIDING FOR A BASE MONTHLY MINIMUM PENSION PAYMENT.

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

Section 1. Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 180, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking out the words "One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00)" as they appear in lines 5 and 6 of the last paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Two Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($225.00)".

Section 2. Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 180, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking out the words "Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00)" as they appear in lines 10 and 11 of the last paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof the words "One Hundred Twelve Dollars $112.00)".

Section 3. The benefits conferred by this Act shall apply to all persons who had retired from the Bureau of Fire of the Department of Public Safety and to the widows of all persons who shall have so retired prior to the effective date of this Act, as well as any person retiring from the Bureau of Fire of the Department of Public Safety after the effective date of this Act.

Section 4. The increase in benefits provided by this Act shall become effective on the first day of the month following the date when this Act becomes law.

Approved June 25, 1963.