CHAPTER 227

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 248

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION AND MERIT SYSTEM OF PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 9004C of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by inserting as a new subsection (15) the following:

“(15) Develop an acceptable use policy for email communications for every State Executive Branch agency.”.

Section 2. Amend Title 29 of the Delaware Code by deleting § 5924 in its entirety and inserting a new § 5924 to read as follows:

“§ 5924. Department of Technology and Information’s Acceptable Use Policy.

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall ensure that each merit employee signs a copy of the Department of Technology and Information’s Acceptable Use Policy and that the signed copy is placed in each employee’s personnel file. If an investigation concludes that a merit employee has violated that policy, any discipline resulting in the loss of wages must first be reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget prior to implementation of the discipline.”.

Approved May 22, 2008