CHAPTER 73

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 203

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO WORKER'S COMPENSATION.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 19, Section 2301(15) by adding the following as subpart (c) to wit:

“c. Shall, however, cover any personal injury to an off-duty employee of the State of Delaware who demonstrates by a preponderance of the evidence that the injury was the result of an intentional act by a person associated with the employee in that employee’s official capacity who committed the act because of that association. It is an affirmative defense in the case of an off-duty injury that the injured employee initiated the incident that resulted in the injury.”

Approved June 28,1999