CHAPTER 482

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 65, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO FISCAL REGULATIONS FOR STATE AGENCIES BY CHANCING CERTAIN OF THE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS ON ORDERS AND APPROVALS OF BILLS.

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

Section 1. Section 6512 (a), Title 29, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking subsection (1) therein and by inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (1) to read as follows:

"(1) in the case of an agency which is headed by a single official or employee, by that official or employee, or by two other responsible employees designated for this purpose by the head official or employee and approved by the Budget Director, or".

Section 2. Section 6515 (b), Title 29, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking subsection (1) therein and by inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (1) to read as follows:

"(1) in the case of an agency which is headed by a single official or employee, by that official or employee, or by another responsible employee designated for this purpose by the head official or employee and approved by the Budget Director, or".

Section 3. Chapter 65, Title 29, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding a new section at the end thereof to read as follows:

§ 6530. Temporary provisions for newly consolidated agencies

In the event two or more agencies are consolidated into a single agency headed by a single official, such official may designate responsible employees in each of the component parts (formerly agencies) of the new agency to sign such documents as are elsewhere required by this chapter to be signed by such single official. This is a temporary authorization which shall expire for each newly consolidated agency six months after the date the first such single official assumes his duties in the newly consolidated agency.

Approved June 1, 1970.