CHAPTER 191

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 205

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OPEN MEETINGS AND DELIBERATIONS.

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

Section 1. Amend §10004(h), Title 29, Delaware Code, by inserting a new numbered paragraph to read as follows, and by adjusting the punctuation of the subsection accordingly:

"The deliberations of the following agencies for any case decision governed by the Administrative Procedures Act in Title 29, Chapter 101 of this Code.

a. State Human Relations Commission;

b. Industrial Accident Board; and

c. Tax Appeals Board."

Section 2. Nothing in this Act shall supersede any existing statutory provisions which permit any board or agency to conduct its hearings or deliberations in closed session.

Approved July 16, 1997