CHAPTER 238

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SICK LEAVE PROVISIONS FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES BY PROVIDING TERMINAL PAY FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE TIME.

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

Section 1. Title 14, Section 1318, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding the following new paragraph:

(e) In the case of an employee to be retired subsequent to June 1, 1969, after serving in covered employment under provisions of Title 29, Chapter 55, Delaware Code, payment shall be made for each unused sick leave day, not to exceed 90 days, upon retirement. The total amount paid shall be based on that portion of salary paid by the State and shall be based upon 50 per cent of the per diem rate of pay in effect at the time of retirement. For school employees of the State Board units, special school districts and for the City of Wilmington, the per diem rate shall be 1/185 of the salary paid by the State for those employed 10 months; for those employed 11 months, the per diem rate shall be 1/210 of the salary paid by the State and for those employed 12 months, the per diem rate shall be 1/235 of the salary paid by the State. Administrative staffs employed by the State Board of Education and the Board of Education, City of Wilmington, shall have their payments for 10 months employment 1/196 of the salary paid by the State; 11 months employees 1/215 of the salary paid by the State and those on 12 months employment 1/235 of the salary paid by the State. The local employing agency shall certify the number of clays to which the employee shall be entitled.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1969.

Approved July 10, 1969.