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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 45

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 2, 13, 17 AND 31, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, TO CHANGE THE TERMS USED FOR CERTAIN GROUPS OF HANDICAPPED STUDENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §203, Chapter 2, Title 14, Delaware Code, by striking the words "orthopedically handicapped, socially or emotionally maladjusted" in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired, seriously emotionally disturbed."

Section 2. Amend §1321(e)(11), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, by striking the word "retarded" in the first and in the second sentences and inserting in lieu thereof the word "handicapped."

Section 3. Amend §1321(e)(12), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, by

striking the word "retarded" in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the word "handicapped."

Section 4. Amend §1321(e)(13), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code by

striking the word "retarded" in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the word "handicapped."

Section 5. Amend §1321(e)(16), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code by

striking the words "orthopedically handicapped" in the first full sentence of the first paragraph, in the first sentence of the second paragraph, and in the first sentence of the fourth paragraph, and substituting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired."

Section 6. Amend §1321(f), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, by

striking the word "retarded" in the last sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the word "handicapped."

Section 7. Amend §1324(a), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, by

striking the words "orthopedically handicapped" in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired."

Section 8. Amend §1703(d), Chapter 17, Title 14, Delaware Code, by

striking the words "socially or emotionally maladjusted" in the first sentence and substituting in lieu thereof the words "seriously emotionally disturbed;" and, by striking the words "orthopedically handicapped" in the first sentence and substituting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired."

Section 9. Amend §1716 A(a), Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, by

striking the words "orthopedically handicapped" in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired."

Section 10. Amend §3101(4), Subchapter I, Chapter 31, Title 14, Delaware Code, by striking the words "orthopedically handicapped" in the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the words "physically impaired."

Section 11. Amend §3101(8), Subchapter I, Chapter 31, Title 14, Delaware Code, by striking the words "socially or emotionally maladjusted"; from the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the words "seriously emotionally disturbed."

Approved July 9, 1991