CHAPTER 412

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEY TO EDWARD GERRES, JR., A VETERAN ELIGIBLE FOR THE BONUS PAID BY THE STATE OF DELAWARE PURSUANT TO THE VETERAN'S MILITARY PAY ACT AND THE VETERAN'S PAY ACT NO. II, BUT WHO DID NOT RECEIVE HIS BONUSES.

WHEREAS, Edward Gerres, Jr., now of 2809 Jefferson Street, Wilmington, Delaware, was a lifetime legal resident of the State of Delaware prior to his entry into the United States Navy on September 23, 1944; and

WHEREAS, Edward Gerres, Jr., served in the United States Navy from September 23, 1944 to April 4, 1946 and was honorably discharged; served in the United States Army March 5, 1948 to March 6, 1952 including service in Korea, and was honorably discharged, served in the United States Air Force from May 8, 1953 to September 10, 1953, and was honorably discharged, served in the United States Army from July 16, 1954 to February 23, 1956 and was honorably discharged; and

WHEREAS, because of such service Edward Gerres, Jr., would have been entitled to a bonus under Chapter I, Volume 47, p. 1047, Laws of Delaware, "Veterans' Military Pay Act" of $300.00 and is entitled to a bonus under Chapter 449, Volume 50, Laws of Delaware, "Veterans Military Pay Act No. II" of $300.00 but has not received them.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $600.00 is appropriated to Edward Gerres, Jr.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of Funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 27, 1966.