CHAPTER 245

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO DEPUTY STATE HEALTH OFFICERS.

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

Section 1. Section 108, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 108. Same; powers and duties

The duties of Deputy State Health Officers shall be to act as representatives of, and under the direction of, the State Board of Health and of the Executive Secretary, in securing the enforcement of the provisions of the laws of the State pertaining to the public health. They shall also enforce all rules, regulations, and orders adopted or promulgated by the Board in accordance with law and they shall undertake such other duties as may be assigned to them by the Board or the Executive Secretary. Deputy State Health Officers shall supervise all public health matters within their respective counties, including the City of Wilmington, except in incorporated cities and towns other than the City of Wilmington having duly constituted boards of health. The governing authorities of any incorporated city or town other than the City of Wilmington may by resolution duly adopted by the governing authority, and with the approval of the State Board, designate the Deputy State Health Officer to act as health officer of such incorporated city or town, and when so designated he shall exercise the powers and perform the duties of the local board of health.

Approved July 10, 1969.