CHAPTER 452

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 503, TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE METHOD OF PAYMENT OF WELFARE ASSISTANCE.

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

Section 1. § 503, Title 31, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subsection (h) to read:

(h) Emergency monetary assistance as shall be granted under this chapter to any needy person who has insufficient income or other resources to provide a reasonable subsistence compatible with decency and health, shall be paid to such needy person only in the form of a check drawn upon the State of Delaware. If the check does not exceed $100, it may be hand delivered to the eligible recipient at the time such eligibility and such emergency need is established.

Approved August 9, 1968.