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FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 252

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SANITORIA, REST HOMES, NURSING HOMES, BOARDING HOMES AND RELATED INSTITUTIONS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 1101, Chapter 11, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by striking the word "four" as the same appears near the end of said Section, and substituting in lieu thereof the word "one".

Section 2. Section 1101, Chapter 11, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by striking the word "persons", as the same appears in line 5 of said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the word "person".

Section 3. Section 1101, Chapter 11, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following sentence at the end of said section:

The word person shall not include mother, father, sister, brother, niece, nephew, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, or brother-in-law of any individual operating a facility under this chapter.

Section 4. There is hereby appropriated the sum of Seventeen Thousand Dollars ($17,000) to the State Board of Health of the Department of Health and Social Services to carry out the provisions of this Act. This shall be a supplemental appropriation for the fiscal year 1972 and shall be paid from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Section 5. This Act shall become effective January 1, 1972.

Approved July 5, 1971.