CHAPTER 192

STATE BOARD OF WELFARE - REVISING MAXIMUM AMOUNTS PAYABLE TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 226 OF VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1947, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 39 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE PAID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN BY THE STATE BOARD OF WELFARE," BY REVISING THE MAXIMUM AMOUNTS PAYABLE TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN BY TILE STATE BOARD OF WELFARE.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 39 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of Paragraph 1107, Section 4, as the same appears in Chapter 226, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, 1947, and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph to be known as 1107. Section 4:

1107. Sec. 4. AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE:--The amount of assistance or supplementary services granted for any dependent child shall be determined by the State Department with due regard to the resources and necessary expenditures of the family and the conditions existing in each case and in accordance with the rules and regulations made by the State Department, and shall be sufficient, when added to all other income and support available to the child, to provide such child with a reasonable subsistence compatible with decency and health. In no event, however, shall the total amount paid to the mother or guardian of or other persons standing in loco parentis to such dependent child, for any calendar month, exceed Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00) for the first dependent and only child; if there are two dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed Eighty-seven Dollars ($87.00) for any calendar month; if there are three dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed Ninety-nine Dollars ($99.00) for any calendar month; if there are four dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed One Hundred Eleven Dollars ($111.00) for any calendar month; if there are five dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed One Hundred Twenty-one Dollars ($121.00) for any calendar month; if there are six dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed One Hundred Thirty-one Dollars ($131.00) for any calendar month; if there are seven dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed One Hundred Forty-one Dollars ($141.00) for any calendar month; if there are eight dependent children in the same home or in the same family the amount paid shall not exceed One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) for any calendar month; provided, that in no event shall the total amount paid for aid to dependent children in the same home or in the same family exceed One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) for any calendar month.

Approved June 4, 1951.