CHAPTER 413

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 882

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO NONTRANSFERABILITY OF ASSISTANCE GRANTED UNDER THIS CHAPTER.

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

Section 1. Amend §513, Title 31, Del. C. by striking the section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§513. Assistance not Generally Assignablet Recoupment

Assistance granted under this chapter shall not be transferable or assignable, at law or in equity, and none of the money paid or payable under this chapter shall be subject to execution, levy attachment, garnishment or other legal process or to the operation of any bankruptcy or insolvency law, with the exception that the State shall seek recoupment for overpayments provided such recoupment shall not exceed $10 per month. Such recoupment must be made in accordance with applicable Federal laws and regulations."

Approved July 21, 1982.