CHAPTER 244

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY PENSION BENEFITS.

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

Section 1. Section 1705 (a), Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the following in lines 2 and 3 thereof :

shall not exceed $250 nor be less than $150 per month.

And inserting in lieu thereof the following:

shall not exceed $300 nor be less than $200 per month.

Section 2. Section 1716 (a), Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the following in lines 10, 11, 12, and 13 thereof :

$150 or more than $250 then in lieu of such payment as calculated in this section the employee shall receive under this chapter not less than $75 and not more than $125.

And inserting in lieu thereof the following:

$200 or more than $300 then in lieu of such payment as calculated in this section the employee shall receive under this chapter not less than $100 and not more than $150.

Section 3. Chapter 17, Title 9, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following new section to read as follows :

§ 1719. Effect of Amendments

Any amendment to this Chapter shall apply to all persons eligible for benefits under this Chapter who had retired prior to the effective date of the amendment and also to those employees retiring after the effective date of the amendment, unless the bill containing the amendment specifically provides otherwise, but nothing contained in this section shall be construed so as to reduce the pension payments already properly awarded a former employee.

Approved January 10, 1968.