CHAPTER 677

SENATE BILL NO. 806

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 79, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A DIVISION OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

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

Section 1. Amend §7908 and §7909 of Subchapter I, Chapter 79, Title 29, Delaware Code by striking the words "Mental Retardation" wherever they appear in said sections.

Section 2. Amend Chapter 79, Title 29, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section to be designated as Section 7942 which new section shall read as follows:

"§7942. Division of Mental Retardation.

The Division of Mental Retardation is established having the power to perform and shall be responsible for the performance of all the powers, duties and functions heretofore vested in Chapter 55 of Title 16, Delaware Code and Chapter 79 of Title 29, Delaware Code."

Approved August 3, 1976