CHAPTER 590

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE APPROPRIATIONS FOR UNITS OF PUPILS.

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

Section 1. Amend the second paragraph of Section 1703, Title 14, Delaware Code, by adding two new sentences to the paragraph as follows:

All such units must be authorized by the State Board of Education under rules and regulations promulgated by such Board with the total number of units for exceptional children authorized in all school districts subject to a limitation of 81/2% of the total number of regular units (total units less kindergarten, vocational, and exceptional children) in the State for the 1970-71 fiscal year, 9% of the total number of regular units in the State for the 1971-72 fiscal year, and 10% of the total number of regular units in the State for the 1972-73 fiscal year and thereafter. All units of exceptional children above 8% of the total number of regular units (as calculated in the previous sentence) must be approved by the Budget Director annually.

Approved June 22, 1970.