CHAPTER 97 - STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES RELATING TO NON-RESIDENT DEPENDENT CHILDREN

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO NON-RESIDENT DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 41 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of 1126, Sec. 12, of said Chapter 41, and inserting in lieu thereof the following, to be known as 1126, Sec. 12, to-wit:

1126. Sec. 12. Unlawful to Bring or Send Non-Resident Dependent Children Into State for Free or Wage Boarding; Exception; Consent of Board, When Required:--It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation of the State of Delaware and/or any child placement agency, or association operating within the State of Delaware, and supported in whole or in part by public funds, and/or any bureau, board or commission of the. State of Delaware, and/or any person, institution, agency, association, corporation, bureau, board or commission without the State of Delaware to bring or send into this State, or in any way assist in the bringing or sending into this State of any dependent child who is a resident of another State for the purpose of placing or procuring placement of such child in any home for free or wage boarding or for the purpose of adoption without the written consent of the State Board of Charities having first been obtained; and such person, agency, institution, association, corporation, board, or commission shall abide by all rules laid down by the State Board of Charities under Section 14 of Chapter 41 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935.

Section 2. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed only to the extent of inconsistency.

Approved April 30, 1937.