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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 299

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE II, CHAPTER 83, SECTION 8323, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO STATE POLICE PENSION BENEFITS.

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

Section 1. Amend §8323, Chapter 83, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new

subsection (I) as follows:

"(I) A member of the State Police hired prior to July 1, 1980 and who has 20 years of credited service shall have a vested right to a service pension as provided for In thls subsection at a rate not less than the pension payment due upon completing 20 years of credited service; payments of said pension benefit shall Increase pursuant to this section based upon Increased annual salary adjustments and/or promotional Increases that may occur subsequent to the 20th year of credited service. A member's vested pension under thls subsection shall be payable upon the effective date of his or her termination of employment as a member of the State Police."

Approved June 21, 1988.