CHAPTER 164

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 375

AN ACT AWARDING SPECIAL PENSION BENEFITS TO ELIZABETH W. BAUMGARDT; APPROPRIATING MONIES INTO THE SPECIAL PENSION 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 MADE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE.

WHEREAS, Elizabeth W. Baumgardt has been a valued employee of the State of Delaware for 14 years and 3 months; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth W. Baumgardt has been denied an early retirement pension because she does not have 15 years of credited service; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth W. Baumgardt is deserving of a State pension.

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 grant Elizabeth W. Baumgardt a reduced service pension as if such pension were granted under Section 5522(c), Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code. She will receive 15 years of credited service for eligibility purposes and her pension will be computed on her actual service time of 14 years and 3 months.

Section 2. The Budget Director and the Controller General are authorized to transfer the sum of $19,869 from the Contingency line item appropriation in Senate Substitute No. 1 for Senate Bill No. 606 of the 131st General Assembly for Budget Office - Contingencies (10-02-004), entitled "Contingency -Termination Pay", to the Special Pension Fund authorized by Volume 61, Chapter 455, Laws of Delaware, for the purposes of implementing the provisions of Section 1 of this Act.

Approved July 13, 1983.