CHAPTER 132

AN ACT RELATING TO A PENSION FOR JAMES E. CHEFFINS FORMER NEW CASTLE COUNTY AND STATE OF DELAWARE EMPLOYEE.

WHEREAS, James E. Cheffins is a former New Castle county and State of Delaware employee, for a total of more than 17 years; and

WHEREAS, the New Castle County Employees' Pension Plan as set forth in Chapter 17, Title 9, Delaware Code, does not provide for pension benefits for James E. Cheffins; and

WHEREAS, James E. Cheffins should receive pension benefits under the New Castle County Employees' Pension Plan for his long and loyal service to New Castle county and the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, James E. Cheffins is in necessitous circumstances being in excess of 85 years of age;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The County Council of New Castle county is directed to accept the application of James E. Cheffins for pension benefits under the New Castle County Employees' Pension Plan, set forth in Chapter 17, Title 9, Delaware Code; and the County Council of New Castle County is further directed to determine that the said James E. Cheffins shall be eligible for Retirement Pension Benefits as determined by Section 1705, Title 9, Delaware Code, any other provisions of Chapter 17, Title 9, Delaware Code, notwithstanding.

Approved June 7, 1969.