CHAPTER 270

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, CHAPTER 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION OF PUPILS IN NONPUBLIC, NONPROFIT ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS.

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

Section 1. Title 14, Chapter 29, Delaware Code, is amended by inserting therein a new §2905 to read as follows :

§ 2905. Transportation of students of nonpublic, nonprofit elementary and high schools

The State Board of Education shall make rules and regulations concerning the transportation of pupils in non-public, nonprofit elementary and secondary (high) schools in the State of Delaware. Such rules and regulations shall provide for at least the following:

(a) All rules and regulations relative to pupil transportation to nonpublic, nonprofit schools shall be the same as those applicable to public schools.

() Such rules and regulations shall limit transportation of pupils in nonpublic, nonprofit schools to the elementary and secondary schools, except as provisions of this title may assign such transportation responsibility to the State Board of Education in behalf of pupils enrolled at other levels in a public school system.

() It shall not be the obligation of the State of Delaware to transport pupils enrolled in nonpublic, nonprofit schools as herein described across public school district lines. Transportation of these pupils shall be restricted to transportation within the described boundaries of a public school district.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective July 1, 1968. Approved May 2, 1968.