HOUSE BILL NO. 600
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DISCHARGING OR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 509(c), Title 19 of the Delaware Code, by striking subsection (c) in its entirety as it appears therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(c) Any employer who discharges or in any manner discriminates against an employee because the employee:
(1) has made a complaint or has given information to the Department pursuant to this chapter; or
(2) has caused to be instituted, or is about to cause to be instituted, any proceeding pursuant to this chapter; or
(3) has testified, has promised to testify, or is about to testify in any proceeding pursuant to this chapter
shall, be assessed a civil penalty of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000 for each violation.
Approved July 8, 1998