CHAPTER 141

INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR COLORED GIRLS OF DELAWARE

CHANGE OF NAME, ETC,

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 70 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR COLORED GIRLS OF DELAWARE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE RELEASE OF GIRLS 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 Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware shall be known as The Kruse School.

Section 2. The Kruse School 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 Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware. All appropriations heretofore or hereafter made to the Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware shall inure to the benefit of The Kruse School,

Section 3. That 2531, Section 33, 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 finally discharge any girl in its custody after she shall have attained the age of eighteen years if the Board shall determine that such discharge is for the best interests of the girl or of the school, and after such discharge the Board shall be relieved of all further liability for such girl."

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 girl in its custody, if the Board shall determine such discharge to be for the best interests of the girl or of the school. After such discharge, the Board shall be relieved of all liability for any such girl.

Approved April 16, 1943.