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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 351

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 59 AND 83, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE CLARIFYING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DETERMINATION OF STATE PENSION BENEFITS.

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

Section 1. Amend §5910(d), Chapter 59, Title 29, Del. C., by deleting the comma after the phrase "state pension funds" and substituting a period (.) in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend §5910(d), Chapter 59, Title 29, Del. C., by deleting the phrase beginning with the words the determination" through the words "Title 20."

Section 3. Amend §8308(b)(2), Chapter 83, Title 29, Del. C., by deleting said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection "2", to read as follows:

"(2) The power and duty to appoint an Executive Secretary who shall be responsible for determining the eligibility for retirement pension benefits for all state administered pension plans including the determination of eligibility for paraplegic veterans' benefits as provided for in §1001, Chapter 10, Title 20, Delaware Code."

Section 4. Amend §8308(b)(3), Chapter 83, Title 29 by deleting said

subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection "3" to read as follows:

"(3) The power and duty to hear appeals from the decision of the Executive Secretary regarding pension benefits provided for all state administered pension plans."

Approved June 30, 1992.