CHAPTER 30

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 122

AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM FOR DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS TEXTBOOKS AND EQUIPMENT AMONG PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.

WHEREAS, there could be usable surplus textbooks and equipment in storage areas in the various public school districts; and

WHEREAS, exchange of such books and equipment among the public school districts could provide an economy in the cost of educational materials; and

WHEREAS, to carry out this program, the cooperation of the State Board of Education, the Department of Public Instruction and the superintendents of the several public school districts is required.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The State Board of Education, through the Department of Public Instruction, shall communicate with the superintendent of each public school district in the State to obtain cooperation in developing a voluntary program to share any surplus textbooks and equipment among the various public school districts.

Section 2. For purposes of this act, the word "textbooks" shall include any printed material used for teaching, including workbooks, laboratory manuals, and school library books.

Approved May 16, 1983