CHAPTER 139

FERRIS INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL

CHANGE OF NAME, ETC.

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 70 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF THE FERRIS INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL TO FERRIS SCHOOL FOR BOYS, AND PROVIDING FOR RELEASE OF BOYS UNDER EIGHTEEN.

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

Section 1. That from and after the passage of this Act the Ferris Industrial School of Delaware shall be known as the Ferris School for Boys.

Section 2. The Ferris School for Boys shall have all of the rights and powers and all of the duties and obligations heretofore or hereafter created, which are, or shall be vested in, or imposed upon the Ferris Industrial School of Delaware. All appropriations heretofore or hereafter made to the Ferris Industrial School of Delaware shall inure to the benefit of the Ferris School for Boys.

Section 3. That 2505, Section 7, of Chapter 70, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be amended by striking out the following paragraph :

"The said Board in its discretion, shall have power to discharge finally any boy in its custody after he shall attain the age of eighteen years; if the Board shall determine such discharge to be for the best interests of the boy or of the school. After such discharge, the Board shall be relieved of all liability for any such boy."

and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph to read as follows:

The said Board in its discretion shall have power to discharge finally any boy in its custody, if the Board shall determine such discharge to be for the best interests of the boy or of the school. After such discharge, the Board shall be relieved of all liability for any such boy.

Approved April 16, 1943.