CHAPTER 240

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 376

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING AN EMPLOYEE WHO FAILED TO RECEIVE PAYMENT FOR OVERTIME HOURS WORKED.

WHEREAS, as a result of information provided by the Harness Racing Commission, and audited by the Department Personnel Section, the Controller General's Office, and the State Office of Personnel, it was revealed that an employee of the Harness Racing Commission did not receive overtime payments when they were due; and

WHEREAS, this employee is entitled statutorily and by regulation of the State Office of Personnel to overtime pay when working in excess of 37-1/2 hours per week, or when an individual is required to work on a legal State holiday; and

WHEREAS, Ernest Roach, the said employee of the Harness Racing Commission, is entitled, as a result of the audit, to back pay in the amount of $6,598.82.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. The sum of $5,608.80 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Administrative Services for the purpose of paying Ernest Roach, who inadvertently was not paid for overtime hours at the proper time, dating back to November 1, 1973. The above appropriation contains $653.42 for pensions and $336.60 for the State share of F.I.C.A.

Section 2. The funds appropriated by this Act shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. This is a supplementary appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated which remain unexpended on June 30, 1978, shall thereupon revert to the General Fund.

Approved March 29, 1978.