CHAPTER 319

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 266

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

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

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

Section 1. Amend §2327(a), Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by adding the following at the end thereof:

“; Any insurance carrier desiring reimbursement from the Fund shall file a petition for payment, provided all claim for reimbursement shall be forever barred unless the insurance carrier files a petition with the Department for reimbursement for payments under this section within 2 year after the date on which the employee was first paid total disability benefits following the subsequent permanent injury.”Section 2. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2001.

Approved June 20,2000