CHAPTER 109

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 160

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6 TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT BY REQUIRING NOTIFICATION OF THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF RULES AND REGUATIONS PROMULGATED BY STATE AGENCIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 6 Title 29, Delaware by adding thereto a new section §604 to read as follows:

"§604. Notification of the Governor and General Assembly of Rules and Regulations Promulgated by State Agencies

In the event any agency of the state, which has the power to adopt rules and regulations which have the effect of law, adopts a rule or regulation, such rule or regulation shall be effective after the same has been delivered to the Governor and the Director of Research of Legislative Council. Delivery shall be deemed to be made when a copy of such rule or regulation has been deposited in the U. S. mall, postage prepaid, addressed to the Governor and the Director of Research of Legislative Council at Legislative Hall, Dover, Delaware, with the appropriate zip code or other U. S. Postal Service mailing code.

Notice of the adoption of the above rules and regulations shall be given to each member of the General Assembly concurrent with the delivery of said rules and regulations to the Governor but copies shall not be forwarded to members of the General Assembly except upon request."

Section 2. Within 30 days after the effective date of this act each state agency which has the power to adopt rules and regulations which have the effect of law and has done so, shall deliver a copy of the same to the Director of Research of Legislative Council.

Approved July 7, 1981.