CHAPTER 172

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 164

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 AND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MAKING SAID TITLES GENDER NEUTRAL.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 21, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the word

"workmen's" wherever it shall appear therein, including in captions, and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "workers"'.

Section 2. Further amend Chapter 21, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the

word "his" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "his/her", and by deleting the word me wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "s/he", and by deleting the word "Chairman" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "Chairperson".

Section 3. Amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the word

"workmen's" wherever it shall appear therein, including in captions, and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "workers", and by deleting the word "workman" or "workman's" wherever they shalt appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "worker" or "worker's", respectively.

Section 4. Further Amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the

word "his" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "his/he?, and by deleting the word "he" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "s/he, and by deleting the word "hint" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "him/her", and by deleting the word "himself' wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "himself/herself'.

Section 5. Further amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the

word "wife" in §2301(9) and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "spouse", and by deleting the word "his" in §2303(c)(3)a. and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "it?.

Section 6. Further amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code in §2312 by

deleting the word "firemen" and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "firefighter?, and by deleting the word "Ladies".

Section 7. Further amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the

words his weekly" in §2326(f) and (g).

Section 8. Further amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by inserting the

phrase ", widowers" in §2333(a) immediately after the word "widows".

Section 9. Further amend Chapter 23, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by deleting the

word his from §2374(a).

Section 10. Amend Chapter 26, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by deleting the word

"workmen'? wherever it shall appear therein, including in the Chapter title, and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "worker?', and by deleting the word "him" wherever it shall appear therein and by substituting in lieu thereof "him/her".

Approved July 7, 1995