HOUSE BILL NO. 221
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 94, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE INCLUSION OF THE COUNCIL ON DEAF EQUALITY ON THE STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR THE COORDINATION OF SERVICES TO THE HANDICAPPED AND PROVIDING FOR TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS RELATED THERETO.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Part IX, Chapter 94, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended as follows:
A. §9402(a) is amended:
(1) By striking the words "this Council shall consist of 19 members as follows:" and inserting in lieu thereof the words: "this Council shall consist of the following members:"
(2) By striking the words "members of the Council may appoint designees to represent them." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "The Cabinet Secretaries named in (1), (2), (3) and (4) above may appoint designees to represent them."
Section 2. Amend §9402 (a) (5), Chapter 94, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subparagraph "k." entitled "Council on Deaf Equality;".
Section 3. Amend §9402 (a), Chapter 94, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subparagraph to read as follows:
"Members of the Council shall serve without compensation, except that they may be reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses incident to their duties as members of the Council, to the extent funds are available therefor and in accordance with State law."
Section 4. Amend §9402 (c), Chapter 94, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by striking subparagraph (2) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(2) A simple majority of the total membership shall constitute a quorum, which shall be necessary to vote on any issue."
Approved June 23, 1983