HOUSE BILL NO. 39
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN EXPELLED FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend §4130, Chapter 41, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by adding, at the end of subsection (a), the following sentence:
"In any case where a student is expelled from a school located in another state, the expelled student shall not be permitted to enroll in any school district in this State until after the full period of expulsion from the other state's school district has expired."
Section 2. Amend §4130, Chapter 41, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "if in this State," as the same appear in subsection (b).
Section 3. Amend §4130, Chapter 41, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by re-designating present subsection (c) as new subsection (d); by re-designating each succeeding subsection accordingly; and by adding thereto a new subsection (c), which shall read as follows:
"(c) Any student who has been expelled from a public school in this State or in any other state shall, prior to enrollment in any public school in this State, completely fulfill the terms of that expulsion."
"Section 4. Amend newly designated subsection (d) of §4130, Chapter 41, Title 14 of the Delaware Code, by striking the phrase "(a) and (b)" and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "(a), (b), and (c)".
"Section 5. Amend §4130(b) of Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "last school district" and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "public school district."
Approved February 10, 1998