CHAPTER 501

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 526

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT RELATING TO A PENSION FOR WALLACE TRUITT, A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT IN SUSSEX COUNTY.

WHEREAS, Wallace Truitt was an employee of the State Highway Department in Sussex County for thirteen years and five months; and

WHEREAS, Wallace Truitt was forced to terminate his employment with the Highway Department because of a disability; and

WHERAS, Wallace Truitt is presently disabled; and

WHEREAS, Wallace Truitt is one year and five months short of the fifteen years of credited service required by the State Employees' Pension Plan; and

WHEREAS, Wallace Truitt was sixty-three (63) years of age at the time of his forced termination, one year and seven months short of the age sixty-five (65) as required by the State Employees' Pension Plan.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The Board of Pension Trustees is hereby directed to accept the application of Wallace Truitt for a service pension, in accordance with the State Employees' Pension Plan and is further directed to determine the said Wallace Truitt to be eligible for a service pension computed on the basis of fifteen years of credited service under the provisions of Chapter 55, Title 29 of the Delaware Code.

Section 2. Service pension payments shall commence for said Wallace Truitt beginning with the first month after his attainment of age 65.

Approved July 22, 1974.