CHAPTER 414

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 544

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

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 §3326(d), Chapter 33, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by adding a second paragraph thereto to read as follows:

"Provided, that for any week during a period In which Federal payments to States under Section 204 of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 are reduced under an order Issued under Section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, the weekly extended benefit amount payable to an individual for a week of total unemployment in his eligibility period shall be reduced by a percentage equivalent to the percentage of the reduction in the Federal payment. Such reduced weekly extended benefit amount, if not a full dollar amount, shall be rounded to the nearest lower dollar amount."

Section 2. Amend §3326(e), Chapter 33, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by inserting after the word "amounts" and before the colon (:) the following:

"; provided however, that during any fiscal year in which Federal payments to States under Section 204 of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 are reduced under an order issued under Section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, the total extended benefit amount payable to an individual with respect to his applicable benefit year shall be reduced by an amount equal to the aggregate of the reductions under Section 3326(d) of this Title In the weekly amount paid to the individual."

Approved July 3, 1986.