CHAPTER 120

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 36

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1318, 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, subsection (g) (erroneously referred to as subsection (e) by Chapter 238, Volume 57, Laws of Delaware) is hereby amended by striking subsection (g) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

(g) 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 upon that portion of the salary computed in accordance with State schedules, regardless of the source of funding, and shall be based upon 50% of the per diem rate of pay in effect at the time of retirement. For school employees of the State Board of Education and School District Boards of Education the per diem rate shall be 1/185 of the annual salary based on State salary schedule for those employed ten months; for those employed 11 months the per diem rate shall be 1/204 of the annual salary based on State salary schedule; and for those employed 12 months, the per diem rate shall be 1/222 of the annual salary based on State salary schedule. The local employing agency shall certify the number of days to which the employee shall be entitled.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1971.

Approved June 11, 1971.