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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 121

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 67A, TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FUNERAL EXPENSES OF VOLUNTEERS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 6750, Title 18, Delaware Code by striking the section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

“The reasonable funeral expenses of a deceased member of a volunteer fire company, volunteer fire company ladies auxiliary, or volunteer ambulance and rescue company shall be paid in amount not to exceed $6,000. If the deceased member of such company was a state employee entitled to a funeral benefit, this chapter shall not apply. A member of a volunteer fire company, volunteer fire company ladies auxiliary or volunteer ambulance and rescue company for the purposes of this chapter is one who has served as an active member of such organization in Delaware for at least 10 years.”

This Act shall be effective July 1, 1999.

Approved April 13, 2000