CHAPTER 533

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 984

AN ACT RELATING TO A PENSION FOR KENNETH PARSONS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.

WHEREAS, Kenneth Parsons has been employed as a Toll Collector for the Delaware Turnpike since June 1, 1965; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Parsons has incurred a lengthy illness which has consumed all of his sick leave, and the State has been informed that due to his condition he will be unable to return to duty; and

WHEREAS, Kenneth Parsons is deserving of a pension because of his many years of dedicated service to the State of Delaware, notwithstanding the fact that his accumulated time falls short of the pension guidelines.

NOW THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The Board of Trustees of the State Employees' Retirement fund is hereby directed to accept the application of Kenneth Parsons for a service pension under Chapter 55, Title 29 of the Delaware Code; and the Board of Trustees is further directed to determine that Kenneth Parsons is eligible for a service pension, any provisions of the State Employees' Pension Plan to the contrary notwithstanding.

Section 2. This Act shall be retroactive to January 1, 1974.

Approved July 26, 1974.