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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 230

AN ACT AWARDING SPECIAL PENSION BENEFITS TO ALICE L. BANTA, A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, AND FURTHER APPROPRIATING MONIES INTO THE SPECIAL PENSION FUND AUTHORIZED BY VOLUME 61, CHAPTER 455, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AND FURTHER DIRECTING THE BOARD OF PENSION TRUSTEES TO ADMINISTER PAYMENT OF THE PENSION PROVIDED BY THIS ACT, ANY PROVISION OF CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE TO THE CONTRARY NOTWITHSTANDING.

WHEREAS, Alice L. Banta worked for the State of Delaware at the Department of Public Instruction from December 1943 to June 1966, a period of twenty-two (22) years; and

WHEREAS, Alice L. Banta resigned her position with the Department of Public Instruction to care for her ill mother who lived for seven (7) years; and

WHEREAS, upon the death of her mother she reapplied to the Department of Public Instruction for her old position which had been replaced; arid

WHEREAS, Alice L. Banta should receive some type of service pension for her twenty-two (22) years of service with the State.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The Board of Pension Trustees is hereby authorized and directed to accept and approve Alice L. Banta's application for a service pension of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) a month, any provision of Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code to the contrary notwithstanding.

Section 2. The sum of $19,085 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 I, 1980.