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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 118, VOLUME 33. LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED, "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND FOR MEMBERS OF THE BUREAU OF FIRE OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", BY ELIMINATING THE ELIGIBILITY REQUREMENT THAT THE PERIOD OF SERVICE BE CONTINUOUS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 1 of Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 328, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by striking the word "continuous" as the same appears in line 4 and line 11 of the first paragraph thereof.

Section 2. Section 1 of Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 328, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by inserting after the word "plus" and before the word "two" as the same appear in line 17 of the first paragraph thereof the words, "if the service of such person is continuous".

Section 3. Section 4 of Chapter 118, Volume 33, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 88, Volume 35, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by striking the word "continuous" as the same appears in line 5 thereof.

Section 4. The provisions of Section 1 and Section 3 of this Act shall apply to and be for the benefit of any member of the Bureau of Fire of the Department of Public Safety of the City of Wilmington who retires on or after July 1, 1970 or to his widow or sole dependent parent, as the case may be.

Section 5. This Act shall become effective on July 1, 1970.

Approved May 20, 1970.