CHAPTER 566

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 543

AN ACT TO AMEND 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 § 332S of Title 19 of the Delaware Code, by inserting a new sentence, after the third sentence which ends with the word "benefits", and before the fourth sentence, which begins with the word "Discretionary", to read:

"For non-fraud overpayments, the deduction from subsequently awarded benefits shall be only 50% of the payable weekly benefit amount until the overpayment is completely repaid, while 100% of the payable weekly benefit amount shall be deducted from subsequently awarded benefits until the overpayment is completely repaid when the overpayment was the result of fraud."

Section 2. This Amendment shall apply to the recoupment of overpayments of benefits made on or after the date of enactment of this Act into law.

Approved July 19. 1996