CHAPTER 656

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

REQUESTING SCHOOL AUTHORITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE BURNING OF REFUSE ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.

WHEREAS, a serious situation has arisen in Delaware because of the failure of School Authorities to take the necessary steps to see that fires on school premises or adjacent thereto under the control of the School Authorities are properly under control, and

WHEREAS, this neglect or failure on the part of School Authorities has resulted in damage to property of persons in this State and could result in further loss of property and injury to persons in this State, NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, that the 118th General Assembly of Delaware urges and requests School Authorities in Delaware to take proper action to see that fires on school premises or adjacent thereto are under proper control at all times, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that School Authorities be requested to place on property under their control the necessary receptacles for the purposes aforesaid, and that an attendant be present to supervise any burning of trash or other paraphernalia on the school properties, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that sufficient copies of this Resolution be sent to the Superintendent of the State Board of Education for distribution to school principals under his control, and to the Superintendents of any other school districts not under the control of the State Board of Education for proper distribution to the responsible officers in the various schools throughout the State of Delaware.

Approved May 19, 1955.

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