CHAPTER 273

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 383

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICE CENTERS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 7919, Chapter 79, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking paragraph (j) in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

“(j) All employees of Family Visitation Centers operated by the Division, either directly or through contractual agreement, shall be certified as to whether:

(1) The individual is named in the Central Register as the perpetrator of a reported case of child abuse. Costs associated with obtaining the Child Abuse Registry information shall be borne by the State.

(2) The individual has cleared state and federal criminal history background checks. Costs associated with obtaining the criminal history information shall be borne by the State for state employees.

The Division shall develop policies concerning the conditions of employment related to both Child Abuse Registry checks and criminal history background checks.”.

Approved June 1, 2006