CLAIM - LAURA LIVERGOOD
AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONEYS TO LAURA LIVERGOOD IN PAYMENT OF A CLAIM OF SAID LAURA LIVERGOOD AGAINST THE STATE OF DELAWARE.
WHEREAS, on the thirteenth day of May, 1949, Captain William Livergood was fatally injured in the service of the State while in the performance of his duties as a member of the Delaware Air National Guard piloting an aircraft in the vicinity of New Castle County Airport; and
WHEREAS, the said Captain William Livergood left to survive him a mother, next of kin; and
WHEREAS, at the time of the death of the said Captain William Livergood, members of the National Guard of the State of Delaware were not covered by the provisions of the Delaware Workmen's Compensation Law; and
WHEREAS, on June 30, 1949, the 115th General Assembly enacted into law Section 8, Chapter 329, Volume 47, Laws of Delaware, 1949, amending 288. Sec. 33. Chapter 8 of the Revised Code of Delaware to the effect that "If any officer or enlisted man of the Delaware National Guard is killed in the service of the State, a pension shall be awarded to his widow or next of kin as the case may be in accordance with the provision of Section 11 of the Delaware Workmen's Compensation Law."; and
WHEREAS, under the provisions of Section 11 of the Delaware Workmen's Compensation Law said mother, next of kin, would be entitled to certain moneys in the amount set forth below; NOW, THEREFORE,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That the State Treasurer be and is hereby directed and authorized to pay to Laura Livergood the sum of Three Thousand One Hundred and Twenty Dollars ($3,120.00) in payment of compensation for loss and damage caused by the death of Captain William Livergood.
Section 2. That this Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury.
Approved June 5, 1951.