CHAPTER 542

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 1104

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT OF WELFARE RECIPIENTS AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 911, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the said section and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§911. Job training and placement by non-profit corporations

(a) 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 ($500.00) to non-profit corporations, which have an approved proposal by August 1st of the current fiscal year, for each welfare recipient placed in an unsubsidized job."

Section 2. Amend Section 911, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection (b) as follows:

"(b) 'Placed' or 'placement' as used in this section shall mean placement of a WIN referral in an unsubsidized substantially full-time job of not less than 100 hours per month for a minimum of 30 days."

Section 3. The sum of $75,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Labor for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of Section 911, Title 31 of the Delaware Code. The monies herein appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated. None of these funds shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved September 15, 1978.