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AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO RACHEL LEE AND JOSEPH MAXWELL FOR ADDITIONAL SALARY TO WHICH EACH IS ENTITLED TO BE PAID AS A TEACHER AT THE DE LA WARR SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 47.

WHEREAS, Rachael Lee and Joseph Maxwell were employed by the Board of School Trustees at the De La Warr School District No. 47, New Castle, Delaware, as school teachers ; and

WHEREAS, the said Rachael Lee was so employed for the school term beginning in September 1966; and

WHEREAS, the said Rachael Lee did at the time of said employment hold a Provisional Certificate ; and

WHEREAS, the said Rachael Lee was paid during the school term 1966-1967 only that salary prescribed in the laws of Delaware for a Provisional Certificate ; and

WHEREAS, the said Rachael Lee was awarded a degree from the University of Delaware on January 30, 1967; and

WHEREAS, the said Joseph Maxwell was so employed for the school term beginning in September 1966; and

WHEREAS, the said Joseph Maxwell did at the time of said employment hold a Temporary Emergency Certificate ; and

WHEREAS, the said Joseph Maxwell was paid during the school term 1966-1967 only that salary prescribed in the laws of Delaware for a Temporary Emergency Certificate ; and

WHEREAS, the said Joseph Maxwell was awarded a degree from the University of Delaware on January 30, 1967; and

WHEREAS, the State Department of Public Instruction notified the School District of the salary adjustment after June 30, 1967, when the 1966-1967 appropriation had reverted; and

WHEREAS, it is not the policy of the State Department of Public Instruction to make a teacher's salary retroactive,

NOW THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The State Treasurer is directed to pay to Rachael Lee and Joseph Maxwell, within thirty (30) days, the sum of Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) each in payment of additional salary to which each is entitled as a school teacher in the De La Warr School District No. 47, New Castle, Delaware, for the period from February 1, 1967 to June 30, 1967.

Section 2. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved December 29, 1967.