CHAPTER 765

AN ACT RELATING TO A PENSION FOR HELEN LOATMAN, A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN WILMINGTON.

WHEREAS, Helen Loatman was employed by the Board of Public Education in Wilmington and in the New Castle School District as a school teacher for a sufficient period to qualify her for a pension; and

WHEREAS, Helen Loatman presently is not receiving a State pension due to unusual circumstances; and

WHEREAS, Helen Loatman is on welfare and in need of a State pension and is deserving of such pension for the long and faithful service she has rendered as a school teacher in the State of Delaware;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The State Treasurer is directed to accept the application of Helen Loatman for pension benefits under the State Employees' Pension Plan, set forth in Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code, and is further directed to determine the said Helen Loatman to be eligible for State pension benefits, any other provisions of Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code, notwithstanding.

Section 2. The pension benefits conferred hereby shall become effective July 1, 1970 and shall not be awarded retroactively.

Approved July 24, 1970.