HOUSE BILL NO. 696
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 33, TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 3302(17), Chapter 33, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by inserting after the words "holiday pay" and before the words "and the cash value" as those words appear therein the words ",back pay awards".
Section 2. Amend Section 3325, Chapter 33, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by adding a new paragraph immediately preceding the last paragraph of said Section or read as follows:
"Any employer who makes a deduction from a back wage award to a claimant because of the claimant's receipt of unemployment benefits. for which he/she has become Ineligible by reason of such award, shall be liable to pay Into the Unemployment Compensation Fund an amount equal to the amount of such deduction. When the employer has made such payment Into the Unemployment Compensation Fund, the amount of such Payments shall be considered when determining. if applicable. said employer's entitlement to rehire credit."
Approved June 30, 1986.