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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 372

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER V CHAPTER 40, TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PERMIT THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE DEVICES IN PROVIDING SECURITY AT PUBLIC HOUSING UNITS ADMINISTERED BY PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES.

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

Section 1. Amend §4053, Subchapter V Chapter 40, Title 31, of the Delaware Code by striking §4053(26) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(26) To provide twenty four (24) hour per day, seven (7) days a week security at all public housing units in any municipality with a population in excess of fifty thousand (50,000) persons. The security services shall be provided either by manned patrol, electronic surveillance devices, or a combination thereof."

Section 2. This Act shall be effective upon its enactment into law.

Approved May 17, 1984.