CHAPTER 159

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 312

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE" BY ADDING TO CHAPTER 31 THEREOF, ENTITLED "COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS", A NEW SUBSECTION TO SECTION 3103 PROVIDING FOR SERVICE OF SUMMONS ON THE STATE OR ON OFFICERS OF THE STATE BY SERVICE UPON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR THE STATE SOLICITOR OR THE CHIEF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 3103, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (c), to read as follows:

(c) No service of summons upon the State of Delaware, or upon any administrative office, agency, department, board or commission of the State government, or upon any officer of the State government concerning any matter arising in connection with the exercise of his or her official powers or duties, shall be complete until such service is made upon the person of the Attorney General or upon the person of the State Solicitor or upon the person of the Chief Deputy Attorney General.

Approved July 9, 1973.