CHAPTER 199

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 51

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CREDITABLE SERVICE WITH THE PROTHONOTARY OFFICES.

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

Section 1. Amend §5501(b) Chapter 55, by adding a new subsection "(15)" to read as follows:

"(15) Service prior to October 1, 1987 with the County Prothonotary Offices provided that the individual was employed by that office immediately prior to October 1, 1987 and further provided that the past service cost associated with such service is paid into the fund, by the respective counties, on a schedule approved by the Board of Pension Trustees."

Section 2. Any individual employed in the State Prothonotary Offices continuously from October 1, 1987 through August 15, 1990 shall as of August 15, 1990 be entitled, at his or her election, to remain as a member of any county pension plan in which he or she is enrolled as of September 30, 1990 or to terminate such membership and elect to be covered by the State Employees' Pension Plan (Chapter 55, Title 29, Delaware Code) retroactive to October 1, 1987.

Approved April 18, 1990.