CHAPTER 49

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 23, Title 19, Section 2301, Delaware Code, is amended by adding to the end of the definition of "Employee" as found therein, the following:

except, however, that everyone assigned to work under the provisions of Chapter 9, Title 31, Delaware Code, is specifically designated an employee, notwithstanding any provisions herein to the contrary.

Section 2. Chapter 23, Title 19, Section 2301, Delaware Code, is amended by adding to the end of the definition of "Employer" found therein, the following:

Employer shall also include the governing body for which employable relief recipients are assigned work under the provisions of Chapter 9, Title 31, Delaware Code.

Section 3. Chapter 23, Title 19, Section 2302, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new subsection as follows:

(d) The term "wages", as applied to employees assigned to work under the provisions of Chapter 9, Title 31, Delaware Code, shall be determined by dividing the sum the employee is entitled to receive per month in relief, at the time of injury, by four and one-third.

Approved May 28, 1959.