CHAPTER 495

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1017

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD FOR THE RELIEF OF DOMINICK E. SCATASTI, INJURED WHILE ON DUTY.

WHEREAS, Dominick E. Scatasti rendered honorable, commendable and faithful duty to this State while serving as a Private First Class in the Delaware National Guard; and

WHEREAS, Private Scatasti received a back injury in a motor vehicle collision while on duty in support of civil authorities in the City of Wilmington on May 12, 1968; has thereby been permanently disabled so as to greatly limit his capacity to earn a living for his family and to enjoy life; is constantly in pain; and is, and will be fore the remainder of his life, in frequent need of medical treatment; and

WHEREAS, under Delaware Law, Dominick E. Scatasti is not entitled to a disability pension.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the

Delaware National Guard the sum of $18,000 to be used by the National Guard for the relief of Dominick E. Scatasti who suffered a permanent injury while on duty with the National Guard in support of civil authorities in the City of Wilmington on May 12, 1968.

appropriation and the sum appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer from monies in the General Fund not otherwise appropriated. Any funds remaining unexpended as of June 30, 1976, shall revert to the General Fund.

Section 3. This appropriation to the National Guard

for the relief of Dominick E. Scatasti is accepted by Dominick E. Scataski in full and complete payment of any claim which he may have against the National Guard or the State of Delaware and is not subject to diminution by any sums paid Dominick E. Scatasti by any insurance company.

Approved June 28, 1976