CHAPTER 655

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 38

CREATING A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE LAWS RELATING TO PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY AND PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary that a study be conducted on the various laws relating to protective services for the elderly; and

WHEREAS, the most efficient manner to conduct such a study is to create a Committee of concerned people, dedicated to the cause of aiding our senior citizens.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the 126th General Assembly, the Governor concurring therein, that a bi-partisan Committee on Protective Services for the Elderly is created, which Committee shall conduct a study on the various laws of the State relating to protective services for the elderly and recommend any changes it deems necessary. The membership of said committee shall consist of 15 members to be appointed by the Governor provided that 8 of said members shall be senior citizens who are 60 years of age or older.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sum of $500 is hereby appropriated to the Legislative Council for the purpose of carrying out this act.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Committee shall report its findings to the General Assembly not later than February 1, 1973.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the funds appropriated shall be used only for the purposes specified and any funds hereby appropriated that remain unexpended on June 30, 1973, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.