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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 476

AN ACT TO DIRECT THE BOARD OF PENSION TRUSTEES TO INCLUDE FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING A PENSION FOR HORACE WILKINSON 76 DAYS OF SICK LEAVE INCURRED WHEN HORACE WILKINSON SUFFERED THE LOSS OF AN EYE WHILE IN THE EMPLOY OF THE STATE.

WHEREAS, on April 11, 1939, Horace Wilkinson was employed by the Division of Highways of the Department of Transportation; and

WHEREAS, on April 11, 1939, while cutting a thorn hedge near Dover, Horace Wilkinson, using a brush axe, suffered an accident in which a thorn limb was thrust into his face and eyes; and

WHEREAS, as the result of this accident Horace Wilkinson loss the sight of his right eye.

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 include for the purpose of computing a pension for Horace Wilkinson, of Wyoming, 76 days of sick leave incurred when Horace Wilkinson suffered the loss of an eye in a job-related accident while in the employ of the State on April 11, 1939.

Approved July 7,1979.