CHAPTER 343

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 674

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FOR THE PAYMENT OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO STATE EMPLOYEES.

WHEREAS, the sum of $145,000 was appropriated in the General Budget Act for the payment of Unemployment Compensation to State Employees; and

WHEREAS, the actual cost encountered through February, 1974 was $139,000; and

WHEREAS, the estimated liability for all claims for benefits by State Employees is $254,000; and

WHEREAS, the initial appropriation will not be sufficient to cover the total unemployment compensation cost for the fiscal year.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. A supplemental appropriation be granted in the amount of $110,000 to the Department of Labor for the cost of unemployment benefits through the end of the fiscal year 1978.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and shall be paid by the State Treasurer from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. Any funds not expended as of June 30, 1974, shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved May 30, 1974.