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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 494

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SICK LEAVE AND ABSENCES FOR OTHER REASONS OF TEACHERS AND OTHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. Amend §1318, Chapter 13, Title 14 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (b) thereof and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) In the case of a death in the immediate family of the employee, there shall be no reduction of salary of said employee for an absence not to exceed five (5) working days. Members of the immediate family shall be defined as: Father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, husband, wife, parent-in-law, or any relative who resides in the same household, or any person with whom the employee has made his or her home. This absence shall be in addition to other leaves granted the employee."

Approved July 17, 1974.