CHAPTER 255

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 293

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE TO ENABLE CERTAIN EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE PORTIONS OF SALARIES PREVIOUSLY EARNED.

WHEREAS, because of an error, Hazel D. Curtis, Elizabeth D. Elliott, and Helena S. Porter, employees of the Budget Director, did not receive their five percent (5%) merit increment upon being promoted on July 1, 1969 ; and

WHEREAS, this original error was compounded by merit increase on July 1, 1970, July 1, 1971, and July 1, 1972 and by general increases enacted effective January 1, 1971 and June 1, 1972; and

WHEREAS, the amount underpaid to the aforementioned employees is nine hundred eleven and 25/100 ($911.25) dollars each or a total of two thousand seven hundred thirty-three and 75/100 ($2,733.75) dollars ; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned employees were transferred to the Division of Accounting, Department of Finance on August 16, 1970.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of two thousand seven hundred thirty-three and 75/100 ($2,733.75) dollars is hereby appropriated to the Department of Finance, which funds shall be used to reimburse Hazel D. Curtis, Elizabeth D. Elliott, and Helena S. Porter, employees of that Department, sums totally nine hundred eleven and 25/100 ($911.25) dollars each which are due and owing to the employees.

Section 2. This act is a supplementary appropriation act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State Treasury from monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. The funds herein appropriated shall be expended only in the manner set forth herein, and any funds appropriated but unexpended by June 30, 1974, shall thereupon revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved February 5, 1974.