CHAPTER 187

REGULATING BRINGING OF NON-RESIDENT

CHILDREN INTO STATE

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "WELFARE" IN REGARD TO THE BRINGING OR SENDING OF NON-RESIDENT CHILDREN INTO THE STATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 307 (a), Title 31, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows :

§ 307. Bringing or sending non-resident children into State regulated

(a) No person or corporation of this State or any child placement agency, or association operating within this State, and supported in whole or in part by public funds, or any bureau, board or commission of this State, or any person, institution, agency, association, corporation, bureau, board or commission without this State shall bring or send into this State, or in any way assist in the bringing Or sending into this State of any dependent child who is a resident of another state for the purpose of placing or procuring placement of such child in any free, wage or boarding home, or any child for the purpose of adoption without the written consent of the Department having first been obtained ; and such person, agency, institution, association, corporation, board or commission shall abide by all rules laid down by the Department.