CHAPTER 520

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 621

AN ACT AWARDING SPECIAL PENSION BENEFITS TO RUTH M. PARKER; 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 PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE.

WHEREAS, Ruth M. Parker has been continuously employed for almost 20 years as a Delaware House of Representatives staff member; and

WHEREAS, Ruth Parker, for 9 of these years has worked as secretary and receptionist, and for almost 11 of these years, has worked as secretary to four House Speakers; and

WHEREAS, Ruth Parker has rendered Impartial assistance over the years to democrats and republicans alike and has been a calming and positive influence throughout her stay; and

WHEREAS, under the statutes and the rules and regulations of the Board of Pension Trustees, Ruth Parker will not receive a State pension for her many years of services for the State of Delaware.

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 Ruth M. Parker a pension in the amount of $350.00 per month as such award were made pursuant to Chapter 55, Title 29 of the Delaware Code.

Section 2. The Board of Pension Trustees is hereby authorized and directed to transfer the sum of $24,761.85 from a contingency line item appropriation in Chapter 87, Volume 65, Laws of Delaware for Budget Office • Contingencies (10- 02-004) to the Special Fund authorized by Volume 61, Chapter 455, Laws of Delaware, for the purposes of implementing the provisions of Section 1 of this Act, commencing with the date of July 1, 1986.

Approved July 10, 1986.