CHAPTER 688

HOUSE BILL NO. 1284

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE BUDGET DIRECTOR FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING AN EMPLOYEE WHO DID NOT RECEIVE HIS PROPER SALARY INCREMENTS.

WHEREAS, as the result of an audit by the State Auditor of Accounts, confirmed in by the State Personnel Office, it was revealed that William L. Phillips did not receive proper merit increases dating back to November 1, 1970 as a result of administrative errors in not receiving a promotional increment on November 1, 1970, the anniversary date not being changed and improper subsequent timely reviews resulting in insufficient annual increments to June 30, 1976; and

WHEREAS, the employee is entitled statutorily and by regulation of the State Personnel Office to the proper merit increases;

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of $3,610.29 is hereby appropriated to the Budget Office for the purpose of providing pay due to said employee, who did not receive his proper salary increments during, and for, the period from November 1, 1970 through June 30, 1976. The amount appropriated shall be as follows:

10-02-001 Budget Office

Salaries & Wages of Employees

$3,242.88

Pension

367.41

TOTAL

$3,610.29

Section 2. The sum appropriated herein shall be considered a supplemental appropriation and shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated. Any funds herein appropriated that remain unexpended on June 30, 1977, shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved August 3, 1976.