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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 353

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 19, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO WAGE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 11, Title 19, Delaware Code, by adding a new paragraph (d) to §1102 as follows:

"(d) When the regular payday is within the pay period, overtime

compensation (if applicable), compensation for employees hired or resuming employment during the regular pay period (if the pay period does not exceed 16 days), and compensation for part-time or temporary employees with variable working time (if the pay period does not exceed 16 days) must be paid in full no later than the regular payday of the succeeding pay period. If an employer pays an employee more than five (5) calendar days in advance of a regular payday, the employer shall be allowed an additional pay period in which to compensate the employee for overtime hours worked in the previous pay period."

Approved February 13, 1992.