CHAPTER 99

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 235

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO BE USED TO PAY OBLIGATIONS INCURRED IN PRIOR FISCAL YEARS.

WHEREAS, Mr. James Stewart, Cook III, employed at the Delaware State Hospital, was due an annual increment on December 16, 1971; and

WHEREAS, he did not receive his annual increment until Fiscal 1973 retroactive to June 16, 1972; and

WHEREAS, the Personnel Commission ruled that Mrs. Rosa Holding should have retained her classification of Telephone Operator II for the period May 15, 1971 to December 15, 1971 during which period she was paid at the rate for a Telephone Operator I; and

WHEREAS, the State Personnel Commission upgraded the positions of Occupational Therapist II and Physical Therapist II on March 16, 1972 and Elizabeth Dahl and Grace Porter, holding those respective positions were not given the required increase in pay from March 16, 1972, through June 15, 1972; and

WHEREAS, Mr. M. P. McCarthy, a former employee of the Delaware State Hospital brought a grievance against the Department of Health and Social Services for the sum of $26.25 and the Director of Personnel approved Mr. McCarthy's eligibility for said position as grieved pursuant to Merit System Rule 13.0120; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Alfred Shockley, an employee of the Division of Adult Corrections was in a position covered under Merit System Rule Amendment Number 001 regarding Sections 5.1040; 5.1041; 5.1042 ; 5.1050 Hazard Pay; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Shockley was not paid Hazard Pay for the period April 16, 1972, through June 15, 1972; and

WHEREAS, The Office of the Budget Director has determined that such reimbursement can only be made by means of a supplementary appropriation because such claim reverts to Fiscal Year 1972.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of one hundred fifty-six dollars ($156) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Mental Health, Section—Delaware State Hospital (35-06-002), for the salary due Mr. Stewart from the period December 16, 1971, through June 15, 1972, for which he has not yet received payment.

Section 2. The sum of fifty-two dollars and fifty cents ($52.50) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Health and Social Services (35-06-002), which money shall be paid to Mrs. Rose Holding now an employee of Delaware State Hospital for salary due her from May 15, 1971 through June 30, 1971 for which she has not yet received payment.

Section 3. The sum of two hundred fifty-two dollars ($252) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Mental Health, Section—Delaware State Hospital (35-06-002), which money shall be paid to Elizabeth Dahl and Grace Porter in equal amounts of one hundred twenty-six dollars ($126) each for monies not paid to them for the period March 16, 1972 through June 15, 1972.

Section 4. The sum of $26.25 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Mental Health, Section—Delaware State Hospital (35-06-002), which money shall be paid to Mr. M. P. McCarthy a retired employee for money due him from June 1, 1972 through June 15, 1972 which he has not received.

Section 5. The sum of one hundred dollars ($100) is hereby appropriated to the Department of Health and Social Services (35-08-000), which money shall be paid to Mr. Alfred Shockley now an employee of the Division of Adult Corrections, for Hazard Pay due him from April 16, 1972 through June 15, 1972, which he has not received.

Section 6. This Act is a supplementary appropriation act and funds hereby appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State Treasury from moneys not otherwise appropriated.

Section 7. The funds herein appropriated shall be expended only in the manner set forth in Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 and any funds appropriated but unexpended as of June 30, 1973, shall thereupon revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved June 25, 1973.