CHAPTER 176

PROVIDING FOR TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CASES FROM THE HOME FOR FEEBLEMINDED AT STOCKLEY TO DELAWARE STATE HEALTH AND WELFARE CENTER

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 76 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INSANE, PROVIDING FOR THE TRANSFER OF ALL EPILEPTIC AND BEDRIDDEN CASES FROM THE HOME FOR FEEBLEMINDED PERSONS IN STOCKLEY, UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLEMINDED, TO THE DELAWARE STATE HEALTH AND WELFARE CENTER.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 76 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of 3100H. Sec. 35H. a new paragraph, as follows:

"Said Center, upon application of the Superintendent of the Home for the care and training of feebleminded persons, at Stockley, under the jurisdiction of the Delaware Commission for the Feebleminded, shall also receive all epileptic and bedridden persons now committed to the Home for the care and training of feebleminded persons under the jurisdiction of the Delaware Commission for the Feebleminded."

Approved May 31, 1949.