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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 191

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, PERMITTING THE DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO CONTINUE PAYMENTS AND ALLOCATIONS FOR DEPENDENT OR NEGLECTED CHILDREN AFTER THE CHILDREN HAVE BEEN LEGALLY ADOPTED.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 3 striking the designation "Department of Public Welfare," "Department," "Board of Welfare" or "Board" wherever the same appears and substituting in lieu thereof the designation "Division of Social Services."

Section 2. Amend §304, Subchapter 1, Chapter 3, Title 31 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto the following sentence:

If in the judgment of the Division, payments are necessary, proper and expedient for the care of the child, such payments may be continued for children who were dependent or neglected, but who have been legally adopted.

Section 3. Amend § 305, Subchapter 1, Chapter 3, Title 31 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto the following sentence:

If in the judgment of the Division, such payments are necessary, proper and expedient for the care of the child, these allocations and payments may be continued to the said agency for children who were dependent or neglected, but who have been legally adopted.

Approved May 8, 1971.