CHAPTER 270

DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW

EXTENDING PROVISIONS FOR PAYMENTS THEREUNDER

FOR OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 175 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1985, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW," BY EXTENDING THE PROVISIONS FOR PAYMENTS THEREUNDER FOR OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 6114. Sec. 44 of Chapter 175 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be further amended by 'striking out and repealing all of the third paragraph thereof and by substituting in lieu of the part so stricken out the following new third paragraph, as follows:

Compensable occupational diseases shall include all occupational diseases arising out of and in the course of employment only when the exposure stated in connection therewith has occurred during the employment and the disability has commenced within five months after the termination of such exposure.

Approved June 15, 1949.