CHAPTER 145

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 76

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 9, 20, AND 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MERCHANT MARINES.

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

Section 1. Amend §9605(a), Title 9, Delaware Code by deleting the phrase by the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard or Marine Corps" as it appears therein and by inserting in lieu thereof the phrase to veterans".

Section 2. Amend §§901 and 902, Title 20, Delaware Code by adding thereto the following:

This section shall also apply to Merchant Marines who qualify as veterans under §8720 of Title 29."

Section 3. Amend §1204, Title 20, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection as follows:

"(d) This section shall also apply to Merchant Marines who qualify as veterans under §8720 of Title 29."

Section 4. Amend §8720(b), Title 29, Delaware Code by inserting after the phrase or the Coast Guard" the phrase or served as a Merchant Marine between December 7, 1941 and August 15, 1945".

Approved July 14, 1993.