CHAPTER 529

FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 726

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 19, DELAWARE

CODE, RELATING TO WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION.

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

Section 1. Section 2347, Title 19, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the second paragraph thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following new second paragraph:

Compensation shall be paid by the Board to the employee after the filing of the employer's petition to review from the Industrial Accident Board Second Injury and Contingency Fund until the parties to an award or agreement consent to the termination or until the Board enters an order upon the employer's petition to review. After the parties to an award or agreement consent to the reinstatement of compensation or, if the Industrial Accident Board orders the employer's petition dismissed, the employer shall repay to the Industrial Accident Board Second Injury and Contingency Fund the amount paid out by the Board.

Section 2. Section 2353 (a), Title 19, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto the following additional sentence:

Reasonable medical services shall include, if the Board so finds, vocational rehabilitation services offered by any public or private agency.

Approved July 14, 1972.