CHAPTER 311

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL

NO. 536

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 96, VOLUME 58, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS FOR INJURIES OR DEATH AND INCIDENTAL BENEFITS."

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

Section 1. Amend Section 1 of Chapter 96, Volume 58, Laws of Delaware, by striking the first sentence of Section 2334 in its entirety, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Any person who is totally disabled on or after the date this section is enacted, or any widow, widower, or dependent who is receiving benefits under Section 2330 on or after the date this section is enacted shall be entitled to an additional amount of compensation as calculated under subsection (a) and (b) of this section, provided that the total amount to be received shall not exceed the maximum weekly benefit rate in Section 2324 effective on September 1, 1970, or the benefit derived from Section 2330 as of September 1, 1971."

FURTHER AMEND Chapter 96, Volume 58, Laws of Delaware, by adding a new section thereto to read as follows:

"Section 6. If any clause, sentence, or part of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances shall, for any reason, be adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of this Act."