CHAPTER 127

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 108

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1, 2 AND 3

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT BOARD.

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

Section 1. Amend §2101 of Subchapter 1, Chapter 21, Title 19, Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new section 2101 to read as follows:

"§2101. Composition; Appointment; Term

The Industrial Accident Board is continued. It shall consist of five (5) members, each of whom shall be appointed by the Governor for a term of six (6) years. The appointments shall be made so that there shall always be on the Board two residents from New Castle County, one from Kent County, one from Sussex County and one at large, and not more than three (3) of said members shall be of the same political party."

Section 2. Amend §2103, Chapter 21, Title 19, Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§2103. Quorum; Decision of Quorum

Two members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the exercise of any of the powers or authority conferred on the Board by Part II of this Title and a decision or an award by two members of the Board shall be valid; provided, however, that any disagreement involving a procedural issue arising prior or subsequent to a hearing may be decided by one member of the Board."

Approved July 7, 1979