CHAPTER 259

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "WELFARE" BY REVISING. THE DEFINITION OF AID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN TO CONFORM WITH FEDERAL LEGISLATION.

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

Section 1. Subsection (2), section 504, Title 31, Delaware Code is hereby repealed and a new subsection (2) enacted in lieu to read as follows:

(2) Aid to Dependent Children: assistance granted with respect to needy dependent children. Aid to Dependent Children means aid granted with respect to a child under the age of eighteen who has been deprived of parental support or care by reason of the death, continued absence from the home, or physical or mental incapacity of a parent, and who is living with his father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother, stepsister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew or niece, in a place of residence maintained by one or more of such relatives as his or their own home. A child shall be eligible for aid who has resided in the State for one year immediately preceding the application, or who was born within one year immediately preceding the application, if the parent or relative with whom the child is living has resided in the State for one year immediately preceding the birth, or, if the parent, parents or relative with whom the child is living has' been a resident of the State for one year immediately preceding the application. Aid to Dependent Children may include aid granted to any one of the relatives enumerated above with whom the child is living if that person is in need.

Approved May 12, 1960.