CHAPTER 247

FORMERLY

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 416

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 305(a), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by deleting the phrase “17 voting members” and replacing thereto with the phrase “19 voting members”.

Section 2. Amend § 305(a)(2), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by deleting the word “Two” and replacing thereto with the word “Three”.

Section 3. Further Amend § 305(a), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by inserting a new subsection “(7)” to read as follows:

“(7) One (1) physician licensed by the Delaware Board of Medical Practices knowledgeable about sports medicine.”.

Section 4. Further Amend § 305(a), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by renumbering existing subsection “(7)” as subsection “(8)”.

Section 5. Amend § 305(c), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by inserting after the words “permanent member” in the first sentence thereof the following: “, and the licensed physician, who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor”.

Section 6. Further Amend § 305(c), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by inserting prior to the period “.” at the end of the first sentence thereof the following:

“, provided, however, that the Governor may appoint members to terms less than three (3) years if necessary to ensure that the Board members’ terms remain appropriately staggered”.

Section 7. Further Amend § 305(c), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by inserting at the beginning of the second sentence thereof the following: “The Governor shall strive to assure that,” and by changing the 9th word in the sentence, “shall” to “are” and striking the 10th word in the sentence “be”; deleting the number “6” in the second sentence and replacing it with the number “7”.

Section 8. Amend § 305(d) and (e), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking each subsection in its entirety and renumbering the remaining subsections accordingly.

Section 9. Amend new § 305(f), Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by deleting all references to the phrase “subsection (g)” and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase “subsection (e)”.

Section 10. Amend § 306, Chapter 3, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by deleting that section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new “§ 306” to read as follows:

Ҥ 306. Quorum and Voting.

A majority of the voting members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. A quorum must be present to pass any motion or resolution. No motion, resolution or other act of the Association to adopt or amend the Association’s budget or rules and regulations may be adopted without agreement of the majority of the voting members of the Board. All other motions, resolutions or acts of the Association shall require a simple majority of the voting members present in order to pass.”.

Approved June 20, 2008