CHAPTER 274

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 750

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER I, CHAPTER 79, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend 47903(2)(b) of Subchapter I, Chapter 79, Title 29, Delaware Code by striking said paragraph (b) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new paragraph (b) to read as follows:

"(b) A Director of the Division of Mental Health, who shall be known as the Director of Mental Health and who shall be qualified by appropriate formal education in a field such as psychiatric medicine, psychiatric nursing, clinical psychology, or psychiatric social work directly related to the care and treatment of the mentally ill or emotionally disturbed, by direct experience in the care and treatment of mentally ill or emotionally disturbed persons, and by demonstrated administrative competence."

Approved May 12, 1978.