CHAPTER 54

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 12

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.

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

Section 1. Amend §605, Title 31 of the Delaware Code, by deleting §605 in its entirety and by replacing in lieu thereof with the following.

"§605. Eligibility for Food Stamp Program.

Pursuant to the option granted the State by 21 U.S.C. §862a(d)(1), an individual convicted under federal or state law of a felony involving possession, distribution or use of a controlled substance shall be exempt from the prohibition contained in 21 U.S.C. §862a(a) against eligibility for food stamp program benefits for such convictions."

Approved June 22, 2011