CHAPTER 247

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE.

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

Section 1. Chapter 5, Title 31, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section 518 thereto as follows:

§ 518. Refusal to accept job placement

Not withstanding any other provision of law the Department of Public Welfare shall discontinue assistance on behalf of any adult or any youth 16 years of age or older and not attending school, who is a member of any Aid to Families of Dependent Children assistance unit, and who has been referred to Employment Security Commission for regular job placement, training, or other work or training placement, when such individual so referred declines to accept such placement and continues to refuse such placement after 60 days during which period the Department shall provide counseling service to such individual. Discontinuance of such assistance shall remain in effect so long as refusal to accept job placement and/or training exists in each individual situation.

Approved July 10, 1969.