CHAPTER 78

STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES

PROVISIONS FOR LICENSING OF HOMES AND AGENCIES FOR CARING FOR CHILDREN

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED STATE BOARD OF CHARITIES, BY PROVIDING FOR THE LICENSING OF HOMES AND AGENCIES CARING FOR CHILDREN.

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

Section 1. That 1119, Section 5, of Chapter 41 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of the first paragraph of said Section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following paragraph :-

Any person or association conducting a boarding home for children, and all institutions, agencies, associations, or organizations, receiving and placing or caring for dependent, neglected, or delinquent minors, including organizations providing care of children whether dependent or otherwise, in lieu of the care and supervision ordinarily provided by parents in their own homes, for periods of less than twenty-four hours a day, must accord the State Board of Charities or its authorized agents, right of entrance, privilege of inspection, and access to its accounts and reports.

Approved April 13, 1943.