CHAPTER 410

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1101

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE STATE CHEMIST, MR. JAMES B. KILVINGTON WHO WAS INADVERTENTLY NOT PAID FOR OVERTIME DUTY.

WHEREAS, Mr. James B. Kilvington served as State Chemist under the Department of Agriculture from 1953 to 1973, a period of approximately 20 years; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Kilvington performed multiple duties, many of which included blood, breath, urine analysis for alcohol for those suspected of driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Kilvington's duties. as State Chemist included testifying in various courts from one end of the State to the other, all of which were after normal duty hours; and

WHEREAS, the period in which Mr. Kilvington did not receive overtime compensation is as follows:

1971

=

 

168

hours

1972

=

January - May

295

hours

   

June

59.5

hours

   

July - December

431.25

hours

1973

=

 

329

hours

WHEREAS, Mr. Kilvington's overtime hours based on his merit system rating computes to the amount of $7,528.75; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Kilvington, was a dedicated public servant who did a commendable job as State Chemist as can be attested to not only by the Courts, but the Delaware State Police as well and is therefore deserving of this overtime pay.

NOW THEREFORE,

Section 1. The sum of $7,528.75 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Agriculture for the purpose of paying Mr. James B. Kilvington, former State Chemist, for overtime performance while serving as State Chemist during 1971-1973 for which he was never paid.

Section 2. Funds appropriated herein shall be paid by the State Treasurer from the General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. This is a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and funds appropriated herein which remain unexpended on June 30, 1974 shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved June 29, 1974.