CHAPTER 178

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 280

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A PENSION FOR THE WIDOW OF OLVIN ROOSEVELT SAMPSON, A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE.

WHEREAS, Olvin Roosevelt Sampson served the people of the State of Delaware in an exemplary fashion as a custodian for the Wilmington Public Schools; and

WHEREAS, Olvin Roosevelt Sampson served for twelve years, five months and twenty-six days as an employee of the Wilmington Public Schools; and

WHEREAS, Olvin Roosevelt Sampson died June 29, 1969 leaving to survive him, his widow, Catherine Sampson.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Del ware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 55, Title 29, Delware Code, for the sole purpose of permitting the State of Delaware to give the widow of Olvin Roosevelt Sampson, the said Catherine Sampson, a pension as provided in Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code. The Board of Pension Trustees is hereby directed to accept the application of the widow of Olvin Roosevelt Sampson, the said Catherine Sampson, for service pension benefits and to determine that the said Catherine Sampson, is eligible for such benefits, all statutory provisions and regulations to the contrary notwithstanding. The pension benefits of the widow of Olvin Roosevelt Sampson, the said Catherine Sampson, shall be based upon the 12 years, 5 months and 26 days of service of her late husband Olvin Roosevelt Sampson.