CHAPTER 157

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 63

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE FROM THE EDUCATIONAL CONTINGENCY FUND IN ORDER TO PAY SALARY OWED TO MRS. FRANCES REYBURN, A TEACHER IN THE NEW CASTLE-GUNNING BEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT.

WHEREAS, Mrs. Frances Reyburn was absent from teaching duties for a period of forty-seven (47) working days, March 8 through May 19, 1972, on account of illnesses associated with pregnancy; and

WHEREAS, at the time of the illness Delaware Code. Title 14, §1323 (e) denied sick leave pay for pregnancy; and

WHEREAS, in an opinion of the Delaware Attorney General dated August 17, 1972, the above cited law was found to be in conflict with a previously enacted federal law and findings of the courts.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The Delaware State Board of Education is hereby authorized and directed to transfer from the Educational Contingency Fund to the account of the New Castle-Gunning Bedford School District, an amount of $2493.35 which sum shall be paid to Mrs. Frances Reyburn as salary owed for 47 working days during the period March 8 through May 19, 1972.

Approved July 9, 1973.