CHAPTER 85

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO.157

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 3 & 4

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 409, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, THE 1979 BUDGET ACT, RELATING TO FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR TEACHERS, SALARIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 41, Chapter 409, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware by adding. thereto a new subsection (d) to read as follows:

"The New Castle County School District shall have the right to retain, without restriction as to their use, $2,900,000 of the funds deducted from the salaries of teachers employed by the District as a result of unexcused absences occurring between October 15 and November 17, 1979."

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall not be effective unless the New Castle County Board of Education acknowledges in writing by official Act of the Board, that this Act relieves the State of Delaware of all claims by the New Castle County School District of funds due the New Castle County School District by the State of Delaware under any Federal court order and delivers such written acknowledgement to the Governor on or before June 30, 1979. If such written acknowledgement is not received by the Governor on or before such date, this Act shall become null and void and of no effect.

Section 3. Any funds retained herein remaining unencumbered or unexpended as of October 30,1979 shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 30,1979.