CHAPTER 135

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 90

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEY TO THOMAS LAWRENCE WINTERBOTTOM, SR., A VETERAN ELIGIBLE FOR THE BONUS PAID BY THE STATE PURSUANT TO THE VETERAN"S MILITARY PAY ACT NO. II. BUT HOW DID NOT RECEIVE HIS BONUS.

WHEREAS. Thomas Lawrence Winterbottom, Sr. of Cedar Drive. Mil!vine, Delaware. was a legal resident of the State of Delaware for two years prior to his entry into the United States Army on January 28, 1949; and

WHEREAS. Said Thomas Lawrence Winterbottom. Sr. has served in the United States Army from January 28. 1949, until October 2. 1952. serving outside the limits of the States or District of Columbia from october 1949. until October 1952; and

WHEREAS, since his service was between June 25, 1950. and January 31, 1955, he would have been entitled to a bonus under the Veteran's Military Pay Act No. II as appears in Chapter 449. Volume 50, Laws of Delaware. but through oversight he failed to apply timely for such bonus; and

WHEREAS. he served 36 months overseas and would therefore be entitled to the maximum bonus of $300.

NOW THEREFORE:

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

Section I. The sum of $300 is appropriated to Thomas Lawrence Winterbottom, Sr.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money 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 4. 1985.