CHAPTER 363

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 456

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 6, Title 31 of the Delaware Code to add a new section to read as follows:

"613. Establishment of a State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB).

(a) The Department is designated as the State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB) for the purpose of coordinating Food Stamp trafficking interdiction activity in Delaware within the meaning of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service's (FNS) Regulations and Delaware's Food Stamp Trafficking Control Act.

(b) The Department shall delegate its responsibilities pursuant to Subsection (a) of this Section to the Department's Audit and Recovery Management Services (ARMS), and its successors.

(c) The Department's Audit and Recovery Management Services (ARMS), and its successors, are hereby declared a Criminal Justice Agency within the meaning of Section 8602(3)(b) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code for the sole purpose of accessing any and all criminal history records and files maintained by the State and any subdivision thereof."

Approved July 12, 1994.