CHAPTER 449

FORMERLY

NOUSE BILL NO. 501

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, CHAPTER 40, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE NEGOTIATIONS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 40, Title 14, §4002 of the Delaware Code by deleting subsection (f) and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) 'Confidential employee' means any employee whose essential job

function and advanced knowledge about the issues involved in collective bargaining would make it unduly burdensome for the employer to negotiate effectively if the employee were a member of an appropriate bargaining unit."

Approved July 24, 1992.