CHAPTER 445

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER VI, TITLE 20, DELAWARE CODE RELATIVE TO DEATH BENEFITS PAYABLE TO THE WIDOWS OR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD KILLED WHILE ON STATE DUTY.

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

Section 1. Amend Subchapter VI, Title 20, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new Section 186 to read as follows:

§ 186. Death benefits for death occurring while on State service

(c) The widow, or if there is no widow, the personal representative of any member of the Delaware National Guard who is killed while on State duty pursuant to Section 171 of this title shall receive, in addition to other benefits provided for in this title, the sum of $10,000.00.

(d) Any such payment provided for in this section shall be paid by the State Treasurer from any monies not otherwise appropriated, upon warrants therefor signed by the Adjutant General, and countersigned by the Governor.

Approved August 9, 1968.