HOUSE BILL 852
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 576 OF THE SESSION LAWS OF 1951 PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS FOR RETIRED FIREMEN OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF DURHAM.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Chapter 576 of the Session Laws of 1951, as amended, is hereby further amended by adding the following at the end of Section 5:
"Provided, however, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, which determines the amount paid a retired fireman, the Board in its discretion is hereby authorized to pay an additional amount to every retired fireman of the Durham Fire Department, both present and future. The Board of Trustees herein created is authorized to adjust such payment and other expenditures to remain within the funds available from interest on investments and from amounts received from the Firemen's Relief Fund. It is the intent of this proviso to pay this additional amount to every retired fireman and not subject to the limitations contained in this act."
Sec. 2. Chapter 614 of the 1971 Session Laws is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall become effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 23rd day of May, 1973.