CHAPTER 42

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 170

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 64 AND 70 OF TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PENSIONS FOR SUSSEX COUNTY EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chaper 64, Title 9, Delaware Code by striking said Chapter in its entirety.

Section 2. Amend Chapter 70, Title 9, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to be designed as §7008 to read as follows:

"§7008. Pension for Sussex County Employees

(a) The county government shall, by ordinance, establish a funded pension program for all Sussex County employees, upon such terms and conditions as it shall deem necessary and best.

(b) The county government shall take no action hereunder which will deny or reduce benefits to former employees and retired employees who have qualified for benefits under any prior authorized pension program."

Approved June 23, 1981.