CHAPTER 228

DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED CHANGING MEMBERSHIP OF COMMISSION

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 70 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED.

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

Section 1. That Article 12 of Chapter 70 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out arid repealing all of 2604. Sec. 106., and inserting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as 2604. Sec. 106., as follows:

2604. Sec. 106. Commission Appointed by Governor; of Whom Composed; Term of Office; Vacancies How Filled; Compensation of Members; Allowance of Actual Expenses:--The Governor shall appoint a Commission to be known as Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded, consisting of nine (9) persons. Not more than two of said persons shall be physicians and not more than two of said persons shall be attorneys-at-law. Two of the members of said Commission shall be selected from each County of the State, and three at large. In appointing said Commission, the Governor shall divide the members thereof as nearly as practicable between the two chief political parties. Of the persons appointed by the Governor upon the expiration of the term of office of the present commission, three of said persons shall be appointed for a term of two years, three others for a term of four years and the remaining three for a term of six years. All appointments thereafter made shall be for a term of six years, except that all vacancies occurring shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective upon the expiration of the term of office of the present members of Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded.

Approved April 8, 1947.