CHAPTER 474

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 107

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENTS NO. 1 AND 2

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, PART V, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE STATE EMPLOYEES' PENSION PLAN AND THE DEFINITION OF "CREDITED SERVICE".

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

Section 1. Amend subsection (2), Section 5501, Chapter 55, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, by striking paragraph (D) of said section in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(D) Full-time active duty, not in excess of five years, in the Armed Services of the United States during time of war or national emergency, provided that the individual became an employee within five years after completion of his tour of duty, or within five years after his completion of a course of professional or vocational training, if such course was begun within five years after completion of his tour of duty, except that the aforesaid five-year period within which the individual must become an employee shall not apply to fulltime officers and members of the National Guard of the State who were active members of the State Employees' Pension Plan on June 1, 1970.

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall become effective on July 1, 1975.

Approved July 19, 1974.