CHAPTER 77

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 350

AN ACT AWARDING SPECIAL PENSION BENEFITS TO JEANNET'TE V. G. LEGATES, A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE, AND AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATION INTO THE SPECIAL PENS1ON FUND CREATED 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, Jeannette V. G. Legates worked for the U. S. Employment Service War Manpower Commission from June 18, 1945 to November 15, 1946; and

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware took over the War Manpower Commission on November 16, 1946;

and

WHEREAS, Jeannette V. G. Legates continued her employment with the War Manpower Commission when it was taken over by the State of Delaware and served in continuous service for the State until her retirement on January 1, 1977; and

WHEREAS, Jeannette V. G. Legates should receive pension credit for her service with the U. S. Employment Service - War Manpower Commission.

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 grant creditable service from June 16, 1945 to November 15, 1948 to Jeannette V. G. Legates.

Section 2. The sum of 63,571.00 is hereby transferred to the Special Pension Fund authorized by Volume 61, Chapter 455, Laws of Delaware, to implement the provisions of this Act.

Section 3. The Budget Director and Controller General are hereby authorized to transfer 63,571.00 from Contingency - Supplemental, appropriated in the Fiscal Year 1981 Budget Act, for the purpose described in Section 1 of this Act.

Approved June 30, 1981.