HOUSE BILL NO. 21
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Chapter 23, §2301(9), Title 19, Delaware Code by adding an additional sentence at the end of the subsection to read a follows: "Inmates in the custody of the Department of Correction, inmates on work release who participate in the Prison Industries Program or other programs sponsored for inmates by the Department of Correction pursuant to 11 Del.C. Chapter 65 or other applicable Delaware law shall not be considered employees of the State of Delaware for purposes of this title or otherwise be eligible for workmen's compensation benefits unless said inmate is employed by an employer other than the State or a political subdivision thereof."
Approved March 31, 1994.