CHAPTER 96 - STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES - UNIFORM TRANSFER OF DEPENDENTS ACT

AN ACT AUTHORIZING RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS FOR THE SUPPORT OF POOR AND INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO MAKE UNIFORM THE LAW IN REFERENCE THERETO.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. (Reciprocal Agreements) The State Board of Charities, subject to the approval of the Attorney General, is hereby authorized to enter into reciprocal agreements with corresponding State agencies of other States regarding the interstate transportation of poor and indigent persons, and to arrange with the proper officials in this State for the acceptance, transfer, and support of persons receiving public aid in other States in accordance with the terms of such reciprocal agreements; provided that this State shall, not nor shall any county or other political subdivision of this State be committed to the support of persons who are not in the opinion of said State Board of Charities entitled to public support by the laws of this State.

Section 2. (Uniformity of Interpretation) This Act shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the laws of those states which enact it.

Section 3. (Short Title) This Act may be cited as the Uniform Transfer of Dependents Act.

Section 4. (Time of Taking Effect) This Act shall take effect immediately upon approval of the Governor.

Approved May 17, 1937.