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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 5521, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO OPTIONAL AND MANDATORY RETIREMENT OF COVERED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Section 5521, Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following new subsection (f) after the present subsection (e) as follows:

(f) Employees of each school district, special school district, the school district of the City of Wilmington, employees of the State Board of Education, employees of the State Board of Vocational Education and employees who teach in state institutions pursuant to unit allocations as set forth in Section 1703, Title 14, Delaware Code of 1953, may exercise the right to retire after serving in covered employment for 30 years, or on or after attaining the age of 60 years; however, absent the foregoing election by the employee, the employing agency shall retain the employee in full employment until said employee has reached the age of 65 years.

Approved June 29, 1964.