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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 198

AN ACT AWARDING SPECIAL PENSION BENEFITS TO MILDRED A TIEMAN (BLADES), A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE; APPROPRIATING MONIES INTO THE SPECIAL PENSION FUND AUTHORIZED BY VOLUME 61, CHAPTER 455, LAWS OF DELAWARE AND DIRECTING THE BOARD OF PENSION TRUSTEES TO ADMINISTER PAYMENT OF THE PENSION PROVIDED BY THIS ACT AS IF THE AWARD WERE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE.

WHEREAS, Mildred A. Tiernan Blades worked for the State of Delaware at the Hospital for the Chronically Ill from 1947 until 1967.

WHEREAS, after 20 years of state service, Mrs. Blades was forced to resign her position because of a disabling heart condition.

WHEREAS, the Board of Pension Trustees was required in 1971 by its rules to deny an appeal of Mildred Tieman Blades because they lacked jurisdiction over the appeal.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section I. The Board of Pension Trustees, is hereby authorized and directed to accept and approve Mildred Tiernan Blades' application for a service pension of $150 a month.

Section 2. The sum of $21,379 is hereby appropriated to the Special Pension Fund authorized by Volume 61, Chapter 455, Laws of Delaware to implement the provisions of Section 1 of this act.

Section 3. This is a supplementary appropriation and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 7, 1979.