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AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO CLARA M. FORD TO WHICH SHE IS ENTITLED TO BE PAID AS A RESULT OF A REFUND SHE HAD MADE TO THE STATE TREASURER.

WHEREAS, Walter Ford was employed by the State of Delaware as a faithful public servant for approximately 39 years ; and

WHEREAS, the said Walter Ford retired effective July 1, 1959, at the time being disabled and incapable of performing his duties ; and

WHEREAS, the said Walter Ford received his State Pension and Federal Disability Benefits for a period of time ; and

WHEREAS, the Social Security Act was amended on August 1, 1961, rendering Walter Ford eligible for retirement benefits prior to age 65; and

WHEREAS, the said Walter Ford continued to receive his State Pension and Federal Disability Benefits for which the State claimed a credit for Old Age Insurance Benefits paid ; and

WHEREAS, Clara M. Ford, widow of said Walter Ford, refunded to the State Treasurer a sum of money in the amount of $759.96 in error on August 9, 1962; and

WHEREAS, the erroneous refund of money made by Clara M. Ford, widow of Walter Ford has created a severe hardship upon the said Clara M. Ford ;

NOW THEREFORE :

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

sum of Seven Hundred Fifty Nine and 96/100 Dollars ($759.96) in payment of an erroneous refund made by said Clara M. Ford to the State Treasurer on August 9, 1962.

Section 2. This act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved December 29, 1967.