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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 134

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, BY REQUIRING EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN DELAWARE TO DESIGNATE AN ADMINISTRATOR IN EACH SCHOOL TO REPORT DRUG/ALCOHOL PROBLEMS TO PARENTS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 41, Part I, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section, designated as §4115", which new section shall read as follows:

"§4116. Substance Abuse.

(a) Each school district shall designate an administrator in every school as the person responsible for reporting, to parents and/or law enforcement agencies, any violation and/or problems relating to the abuse of controlled substances. Such administrator shall not be liable under the laws of this State for any act or omission committed by him in the performance of his duties and responsibilities under this section.

(b) No administrator having reporting responsibilities under this section shall be required to report any substance abuse violation and/or problem to a parent if such person, being the principal of the school, reasonably believes that a parent or parents are a cause of or are involved in the violation and/or problem; nor shall any other administrator, having reporting responsibilities under this section, be required to report any substance abuse violation and/or problem to a parent, if such administrator and the principal of the school both believe that a parent or parents are a cause of or are involved in the violation or problem."

Approved May 24, 1990.