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FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 143

AN ACT RELATING TO A PENSION FOR JOSEPH A. BRADSHAW, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION.

WHEREAS, Joseph A. Bradshaw in 1961 was appointed Chairman of the Employment Security Commission and as such also served as the Executive Director of said Commission; and

WHEREAS, at that time Joseph A. Bradshaw was entitled to a pension as an employee of the Wilmington Board of Education; and

WHEREAS, subsequently Joseph A. Bradshaw as Executive Director of the Employment Security Commission made contributions to the pension fund; and

WHEREAS, he has been an employee of the State of Delaware for a period of 42.3 years; and

WHEREAS, he has been denied credit for salary received as Chairman of the Employment Security Commission, notwithstanding the fact that as the Executive Director of said Commission he was also an employee of the Commission and for a period of time made contributions to the pension fund as a covered employee;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Amend Title 29, Chapter 55, Delaware Code, for the sole purpose of permitting the State of Delaware to give Joseph A. Bradshaw credit for salary received as Executive Director and salary received as Chairman of the Employment Security Commission and that the State Treasurer of the State of Delaware be instructed to give Joseph A. Bradshaw credit for such salaries and to recalculate his pension to allow for said credit.

Approved June 25, 1971