CHAPTER 523

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1113

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 381, VOLUME 59, LAWS OF DELAWARE, THE 1975 BUDGET APPROPRIATION ACT, ORIGINALLY DESIGNATED HOUSE BILL NO. 750, AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 382, VOLUME 59, LAWS OF DELAWARE, THE OMNIBUS AMENDMENT TO THE 1975 BUDGET APPROPRIATION ACT, ORIGINALLY DESIGNATED HOUSE BILL NO. 1059.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware by striking certain figures in their entirety as they appear, and substituting certain figures in lieu thereof; by adding new line items and figures; and by striking certain line items and figures in their entirety, with reference to the lines and pages on which the same appear in House Bill No. 750, as hereinafter prescribed:

Section 2. Amend Section 3(d) of Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking the words "(30 days maximum)" in their entirety as they appear on lines 6 and 7, respectively, on page 101, which appear in House Bill No. 750.

Section 3. Amend Chapter 382 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking certain line items and figures in their entirety, which appear in House Bill No. 1059, reading as follows:

"(10-04-000) Office of Personnel

9 New State Employees' Pay Increase 0 6,366,913 6,366,913

9 New F.I.C.A. — Employer's Share 0 324,513 324,513

9 New Pensions 0 808,574 808,574"

and substituting in lieu thereof new line items reading as follows:

   

"(10-02-001) Budget Office

     

8

New

State Employees' Pay

     
   

Increase (SB 569)

- 0 -

6,366,913

6,366,913

8

New

F.I.C.A. — Employer's Share

- 0 -

324,513

324,513

8

New

Pensions

- 0 -

808,574

808,574"

Section 4. Amend Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 381; and Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 382, by recomputing all appropriate subtotals and totals as changed by this Act.

Section 5. Amend Section 10(h) of Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking the last sentence therefrom as the same appears on lines 11 and 12, respectively, on page 105 in House Bill No. 750 and substituting in lieu thereof a new sentence, reading as follows:

"Any funds not used for the purpose herein referred to by the school district shall be transferred between school districts."

Section 6. Amend Section 13 (c) of Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking the words "State Personnel Director (classified positions) and the "as the same appears on lines 19 and 20, respectively, on page 107 in House Bill No. 750 and also by further striking the words "Budget Director and" as the same appears on line 23 on page 107 in House Bill No. 750.

Section 7. Amend Section 14(b) of Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking the words "or 5%," in their entirety as they appear on line 10 on page 108 in House Bill No. 750 and by striking the words "or 10%," in their entirety as they appear on line 13 on page 108 in House Bill No. 750.

Section 8. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking Section 14 (d) in its entirety as it appears in said Chapter.

Section 9. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking Section 15 in its entirety as it appears in said Chapter and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 15, reading as follows:

"Section 15. If the employee positions authorized and allocated to the various departments, divisions, agencies, boards and commissions pursuant to Section 1 of this Act shall be unfilled for a period exceeding sixty (60) days from the effective date of this Act for any reason whatsoever, each department, division, agency, board and commission shall notify the Controller General within thirty (30) calendar days thereafter as to why such authorized personnel positions are not being filled pursuant to this Act."

Section 10. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking Section 34 in its entirety as it appears in said Chapter and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 34, reading as follows:

"Section 34. All entitlement payments from the Federal Revenue Sharing Funds (Fiscal Assistance to State and Local Governments. P. L. 92-512, 86 Stat. 919) received by the State during fiscal year 1975 are hereby appropriated to the State Employees Retirement Fund. The General Fund Appropriation will be reduced by any amount received."

Section 11. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by adding a new Section 42, reading as follows:

"Section 42. Amend Chapter 9, Title 31 of the Delaware Code, by striking the present Section 911 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 911 to read as follows:

'Section 911. Job Training and Placement by Non-Profit Corporations

The Department of Labor (WIN) is authorized: (1) to refer welfare recipients to non-profit corporations for training designed to improve employability and for job placement or job referral; and (2) to pay the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) to non-profit corporations, which have an approved proposal by September 1, 1974, for each welfare recipient placed on a job.' "

Section 12. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by adding thereto a new Section 43 to read as follows :

"Section 43. Two-hundred fifty-thousand dollars ($250,000) is hereby advanced from the General Fund of the State to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Maintenance and Communications in order that telephone charges can be paid on a reasonable timely basis."

Section 13. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by adding thereto a new Section 44 to read as follows:

"Section 44. Thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000) of the appropriation to the Delaware Institute of Medical Education and Research is hereby authorized to be used for a study of the current medical education program. This study will include the feasibility of a Delaware medical educational program associated with the University of Delaware and other medical facilities in the State."

Section 14. Amend Chapter 381 of Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by adding thereto a new Section 45 to read as follows:

"Section 45. Any previous Acts appropriating General Funds for Division III - Equalization, DAPI Program, Statewide Rail Study, Cafeteria workers, Public Guardian, Crime Victim Compensation Fund, Supervisor - Education, Audiology Services, Pilot Program for Severely Retarded, Specialized Transportation (Buses for elderly), and Therapy Pool at Meadowood Trainable are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency with this Act."

Approved July 22, 1974.