CHAPTER 252

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE.

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

Section 1. Chapter 5, Title 31, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section 519 thereto as follows:

§ 519. Payment of assistance grants by the Department of Welfare

Notwithstanding any other provision of law the Department of Public Welfare may make payment of assistance grants under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program on behalf of certain eligible cases/families directly to the Employment Security Commission, Department of Labor, State of Delaware, with the understanding that such assistance payments so made shall be used to compensate the eligible case/ family for employment services rendered through placement of the employable adult or person 16 years of age or older and not in school, with a public or private non-profit agency for the purpose of performing specific duties.

The Employment Security Commission shall maintain accounting controls of such assistance payments made by the Department of Public Welfare, and shall refund to the Department of Public Welfare any and all such assistance payments received which may not have been used for the intended purpose, such refunding to be effected within 90 days after such payment is issued.

Approved July 10, 1969.