CHAPTER 212

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 205

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE GUARANTEED UNIT COUNT.

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

Section 1. Amend §1704(2) and 1704(3), Title 14, Delaware Code by striking said subsections in their entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(2) The actual unit count as determined in subsection (1) of this Section shall be multiplied by 0.97 and the product shall be known as the 'guaranteed unit count.'

(3) The State Board of Education shall annually (after September 30) certify and report the number of units as required in §1710 of this Title, by certifying for each school district whichever is greater of the following:

a. The actual unit count for the current school year; or

a. The guaranteed unit count calculated for the immediately preceding school year.

The implementation of this subsection shall be subject to a specific annual appropriation in the Annual Appropriations Act. In the event that no appropriation is made, the State Board of Education shall certify and report the actual unit count."

Approved April 28, 1994.