HOUSE BILL NO. 705
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29, CHAPTER 86. §8624 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR WOMEN.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §8624, Chapter 86, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, by striking Subsections 8624 (g) (2), (3) and (7) in their entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"(2) To organize and administer task forces to address matters of concern to the women of the State of Delaware and, to this end, hold hearings, conduct forums and discussion groups, issue reports, and compile and distribute statistics and information:
(3) To make recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly for action which may be taken to end discriminatory practices, and to establish policies and programs within the Executive Branch designed to benefit the Women of the State;
(7) To cooperate and work with appropriate agencies of other states which are concerned with the status of women and with furthering their welfare;"
Section 2. The Commission For Women shall address the question of whether or not the Commission's mandate should be changed to make the Commission solely an advisory body. The Commission shall strive to reach consensus on this issue and shall report to the General Assembly through the Joint Sunset Committee of its findings by January 15, 1987.
Approved June 30, 1986.