SENATE BILL NO. 80
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 86, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND THE COUNCIL ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §8612(a)(13) by deleting the period after "Title" at the end of the sentence and adding the following:
"in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act."
Section 2. Amend §8612, Chapter 86, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking said section title in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"Division of Consumer Affairs; powers; duties and objectives".
Section 3. Amend §8612, Chapter 86, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by redesignating subsections (a) and (b) of said section as subsections (b) and (c) and adding a new subsection (a) to read as follows:
"(a) The objective of the Division of Consumer Affairs is to protect the general public against consumer fraud and deceptive trade practices through enforcement of state statutes, consumer education, consumer advocacy and coordinated inter and intro governmental cooperation."
Section 4. Amend §8614, Chapter 86, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection (g) to read as follows:
"(g) The Council shall meet a minimum of three (3) times during a calendar year. Any advisory recommendation to the Director from the Council shall within 30 days from receipt of the advisory recommendation be considered and/or discussed by the Director and must be reflected either in memoranda or in the business minutes of the Division."
Approved January 31, 1983.