CHAPTER 323

FORMERLY SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

NO. 32 AS AMENDED

BY HA. 1

EXPRESSING THE CONCERN OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH REGARD TO THE FAILURE OF THE UNIQUE HAZARDS COMMITTEE OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION TO ADEQUATELY DELINEATE "SAFETY HAZARDS" AS THE SAME APPLIES TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF PUPILS, AND CALLING FOR A MORATORIUM WITHIN WHICH TIME A STUDY AND REPORT MIGHT BE MADE.

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Delaware is cognizant of the bussing situation in regards to Public School students of the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Delaware is further aware that the Unique Hazards Committee of the State Department of Public Instruction has failed to delineate the safety hazards and has further failed to recommend corrective action in regards to such safety hazards in respect to the students of the Public Schools of the State of Delaware.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 126th General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that the State Department of Public Instruction be directed to establish a moratorium of one (1) school year before steps to eliminate current bussing of students declared ineligible.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the State Department of Public Instruction be required to submit to the members of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware a complete, factual and comprehensive report, by school district, of the safety hazards existing to, our children of school age; such report to include recommended remedia action or other avenues of approach in order to protect our students. Such report shall be presented not later than January 12, 1972.