CHAPTER 76

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 142

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21 OF TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S AUTHORITY TO PROCLAIM SPECIAL DAYS.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 29, Chapter 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new section to be titled “Correctional Officers and Employees Recognition and Appreciation Week”, and stating as follows:

“The Governor may issue annually a proclamation designating the first week in May as Correctional Officers and Employees Recognition and Appreciation Week and calling upon State officials to display the United States flag on all State and school buildings, and the people of this State to display the flag at their homes, lodges, churches and places of business and other suitable places as a public expression of recognition and appreciation for those in our State who have dedicated their lives to protecting the rights of the public to be safeguarded from criminal activity and who are responsible for the care, custody, and dignity of human beings in their charge.”

Approved June 28,1999