CHAPTER 66

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 102

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COORDINATING COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §2102 of Title 13 of the Delaware Code by striking the section in its entirety and substituting the following therefor:

Ҥ2102. Composition.

The Council shall consist of 16 members as follows:

(1) The Chief Judge of the Family Court;

(2) One member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(3) One member of the Senate appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

(4) the Attorney General;

(5) the Public Defender;

(6) A cabinet level official designated by the Governor;

(7) A representative of the law enforcement community appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety;

(8) The Chairperson of the Domestic Violence Task force of the Delaware Commission for Women;

(9) A representative of the health care community designated by the Board of Medical Practice;

(10) The president Judge of the Superior Court;

(11) An at large member representing the advocacy community appointed by the Commission on Family Law;

(12) The Commissioner of the Department of Correction;

(13) The Director of the Division of Family Services;

(14) Three at large members elected by the Council at the first meeting of each calendar year.”

Section 2. Amend §2104(g) of Title 13 of the Delaware Code by striking “March” as it appears therein and by inserting in lieu thereof “September”.

Approved June 24,1999