CHAPTER 167

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 57

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 122(b) of Title 14 of the Delaware Code by inserting as a new subsection (20) the following:

"(20) Establishing mandatory research based fire safety education in grades kindergarten through grade 6, in each public school in this State as part of the appropriate subject area curriculum. Fire safety education may be taught by professional or volunteer firefighters. The education program shall be agreed upon jointly by the Secretary of Education and the Director of the State Fire School."

Approved July 12, 2001