HOUSE BILL NO. 366
AS AMENDED BY
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend § 2505(d), Chapter 25 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase “residents of this State,” as it appears therein, and by substituting in lieu thereof the word “persons”.
Section 2. Amend § 2505(i), Chapter 25 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the first sentence thereof in its entirety, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
“The Attorney General may appoint persons authorized by rule of the State Supreme Court to practice law in this State, in addition to those authorized by appropriations to the Department to be assistants and special assistants, to be compensated from federal funds and funds other than those funds appropriated to the State Department of Justice, to have such powers, duties and responsibilities as designated by the Attorney General.”.
Section 3. Amend § 2505, Chapter 25 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding a new Subsection '(j)' thereto to read as follows:
“(j) The Attorney General may appoint, from the practicing members of the Bar of this State, a lawyer resident in this State who shall be designated as the head or assistant head of any Division of the State Department of Justice, or the Chief Prosecutor of a particular county and who shall serve on a full-time basis under the direct control of the Attorney General. Such persons shall have such responsibilities, powers and duties as the Attorney General shall designate.".
Approved June 30,2006