CHAPTER 179

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 214

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 1, 4, 6 ,7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 25, 29, 30 AND 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF INSENSITIVE AND OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE.

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

Section 1. Amend § 302, Title 1 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (11) thereof by striking the phrase "‘Mentally ill person’ includes every idiot, lunatic person, or person non compos mentis" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "‘Person with a mental condition’ includes every person with an emotional or psychiatric disorder or disability" and reinserting new paragraph (11) in the appropriate location so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs in § 302 and renumbering said paragraphs in sequential order.

Section. 2. Amend § 708(a)(3), Title 4 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "who is mentally ill or mentally deficient" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "with a mental condition or mental disability".

Section 3. Amend subchapter VIII, Chapter 25, Title 6 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "or Disabled Person" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person or Person with a Disability".

Section 4. Amend § 2580(a), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person with a disability".

Section 5. Further amend § 2580(a), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicap or" as it appears therein.

Section 6. Amend § 2581(a), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "elder or disabled persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an elder person or a person with a disability".

Section 7. Amend § 2582(1), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 8. Amend § 2582(2), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 9. Amend § 2582(3), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 10. Amend § 2582(4), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 11. Amend § 2582(4)b., Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 12. .Amend § 2582(4)c., Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "elder or disabled person’s" as it appears therein.

Section 13. Further amend § 2582(4)c., Title 6 of the Delaware Code by inserting after the phrase "source of income" but before the semicolon [;] the phrase "of the elder person or person with a disability".

Section 14. Amend § 2582(4)f., Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 15. Amend § 2583(a), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person or person with a disability".

Section 16. Amend § 2583(b), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 17. Amend § 2584, Title 6 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or disabled persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons or persons with disabilities".

Section 18. Amend § 502(i), Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons who are blind".

Section 19. Amend § 1009(b)(10), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill, retarded or disturbed child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child with a mental condition or child with an intellectual disability".

Section 20. Amend § 1009(c)(10), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill, retarded or disturbed child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child with a mental condition or child with an intellectual disability".

Section 21. Amend § 1009(e)(5), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "conditions of mental illness or retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental conditions or intellectual disabilities".

Section 22. Amend § 1031(6), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "a mentally ill, retarded, or disturbed adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an adult with a mental condition or intellectual disability".

Section 23. Amend § 1041(3)c., Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult who is impaired".

Section 24. Amend § 1043(a), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult who is impaired".

Section 25. Amend § 6504, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill or insolvent" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "with a mental condition".

Section 26. Amend § 8907, Title 10 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "deaf persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are deaf" and in the body thereof by striking the phrase "deaf person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is deaf".

Section 78. Amend § 3307(a), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 79. Further amend § 3307(a), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase " an aged, mentally infirm or physically incapacitated person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is elderly or impaired or a person with a mental condition or physical disability".

Section 80. Amend § 3547(a), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 81. Amend § 3547(b), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase ", incapacitated, unborn or unascertainable person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "or person who is incapacitated, unborn or unascertainable".

Section 82. Amend § 3547(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "minor or incapacitated beneficiary" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "beneficiary who is a minor or incapacitated".

Section 83. Amend § 3901, Title 12 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "disabled persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 84. Amend § 3901(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "allegedly disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with an alleged disability".

Section 85. Further amend § 3901(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "adult disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult with a disability".

Section 86. Amend § 3901(d), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "allegedly disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with an alleged disability".

Section 87. Amend § 3901(e), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 88. Further amend § 3901(e), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "incapacitated person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 89. Amend § 3901(f), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 90. Amend § 3901(h), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 91. Amend § 3901(k), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 92. Amend § 3902(a), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 93. Amend § 3903, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 94. Amend § 3904, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 95. Amend § 3905, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 96. Amend § 3908(b), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 97. Further amend § 3908(b), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "formerly" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "former".

Section 98. Amend § 3909(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 99. Further amend § 3909(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "person disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 100. Amend § 3921, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 101. Amend § 3923, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 102. Amend § 3924, Title 12 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "disabled person" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 103. Amend § 3924, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 104. Amend § 3925, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 105. Amend § 3926, Title 12 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 106. Amend § 3926, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 107. Amend § 3927, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 108. Amend § 3941, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 109. Amend § 3944, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 110. Amend § 3946, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 111. Further amend § 3946, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "formerly" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "former".

Section 112. Amend § 3946, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 113. Amend § 3947, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 114. Amend subchapter IV, Chapter 39, Title 12 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Disabled Person’s Real Estate" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Real Estate of Person with a Disability".

Section 115. Amend § 3951, Title 12 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "disabled person’s real estate" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "real estate of person with a disability".

Section 116. Amend § 3951, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 117. Amend § 3952, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 118. Amend § 3953, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 119 . Amend § 3954, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 120. Amend § 3955, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 121. Amend § 3993, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 122. Amend § 3994, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 123. Amend § 3995(b), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 124. Amend § 39A-101(11), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "incapacitated person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 125. Amend § 39A-101, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears in paragraph (9) therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability", striking the phrase "Incapacitated person" as it appears in paragraph (9) therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person who is incapacitated", reinserting amended paragraph (9) in the appropriate location within said section so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs therein, and renumbering the definitional paragraphs in said section accordingly.

Section 126. Amend § 39A-104(a)(6), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 127. Amend § 39A-202(a)(3), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is incapacitated".

Section 128. Amend § 39A-301(c), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 129. Amend § 39A-301(d), Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "incapacitated person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 130. Amend § 39A-302, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacitated" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is incapacitated".

Section 131. Amend § 4902, Title 12 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "were competent and not disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "did not have a disability or incapacity".

Section 132. Amend § 206, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "blind student" and "blind students" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "student who is blind" or "students who are blind".

Section 133. Amend § 1721(a), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "autistic children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with autism".

Section 134. Amend § 1721(b), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "autistic persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with autism".

Section 135. Amend § 3110(c), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with disabilities".

Section 136. Amend § 3112, Title 14 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child’s Bill of Rights" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Bill of Rights For Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing".

Section 137. Amend § 3112(a), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "deaf and hard of hearing children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are deaf and hard of hearing".

Section 138. Amend § 3112(b), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "deaf or hard of hearing children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are deaf or hard of hearing".

Section 139. Amend § 3112(c)(7), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "deaf or hard of hearing children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are deaf or hard of hearing".

Section 140. Amend § 3112(d), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "deaf or hard of hearing child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is deaf or hard of hearing".

Section 141. Amend § 3301(1), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person with a disability".

Section 142. Further amend § 3301(1), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "defect or infirmity or handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "disability or impairment".

Section 143. Amend § 3301(2), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 144. Amend § 3304(1), Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 145. Amend § 3307, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "with disabilities".

Section 146. Amend subchapter V, Chapter 1, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Crippled Children" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Children With Physical Disabilities".

Section 147. Amend § 165, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "crippled children" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with physical disabilities".

Section 148. Amend § 165, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "who are crippled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "with physical disabilities".

Section 149. Further amend § 165, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "crippling of children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "physical disabilities".

Section 150. Amend § 166, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "crippled children" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with physical disabilities".

Section 151. Amend § 166, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "crippled children" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with physical disabilities".

Section 152. Amend § 166(1)d., Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "physically handicapped children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with physical disabilities".

Section 153. Amend § 167, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "crippled children" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children with physical disabilities".

Section 154. Amend § 167(3), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Crippled Children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Children With Physical Disabilities".

Section 155. Amend Chapter 2, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "BIRTH DEFECTS" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "CONGENITAL DISABILITIES".

Section 156. Amend subchapter I, Chapter 2, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Birth Defects" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Congenital Disabilities".

Section 157. Amend § 201, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "birth defect" and "birth defects" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "congenital disability" or "congenital disabilities".

Section 158. Amend § 202(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Birth defect" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Congenital disability".

Section 159. Amend § 203, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Births Defects" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Congenital Disabilities".

Section 160. Amend § 203, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "birth defect" and "birth defects" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "congenital disability" or "congenital disabilities".

Section 161. Amend § 204(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "birth defect" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "congenital disability".

Section 162. Amend § 206, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "birth defect" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "congenital disability".

Section 163. Amend § 1102(4), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 164 Amend §1134(d)(12)b., Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm adults" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adults who are impaired".

Section 165. Amend § 2203, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Incompetent person" as it appears in paragraph (7) therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person who is incompetent", reinserting amended paragraph (7) in the appropriate location within said section so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs therein, and renumbering the definitional paragraphs in said section accordingly.

Section 166. Amend § 2210(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an incompetent person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is incompetent".

Section 167. Amend Chapter 50, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "THE MENTALLY ILL" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "PERSONS WITH MENTAL CONDITIONS".

Section 168. Amend § 5001(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental conditions".

Section 169. Amend § 5001(4), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill persons" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons with mental conditions".

Section 170. Amend § 5001(6), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person with a mental condition".

Section 171 Amend § 5001(8), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill persons" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental conditions".

Section 172. Amend § 5001, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by redesignating current subsections (6) and (7) therein as subsections (7) and (6), respectively.

Section 173. Amend § 5002, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the word "illness" and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 174. Amend § 5002, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 175. Amend § 5003, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 176. Amend § 5004, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 177. Amend § 5005, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 178. Further amend § 5005, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "illness" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 179. Amend § 5006, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 180. Amend § 5007(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 181. Amend § 5008(4), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 182. Amend § 5009, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 183. Amend § 5010, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the word "illness" and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 184. Amend § 5010, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "illness" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 185. Further amend § 5010, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 186. Amend § 5012, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 187. Amend § 5015, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 188. Amend subchapter IV, Chapter 51, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Criminally Mentally Ill" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons With Criminally Mental Conditions".

Section 189. Amend § 5151, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "criminally mentally ill" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with criminally mental conditions".

Section 190. Amend § 5151, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "criminally mentally ill" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with criminally mental conditions".

Section 191. Further amend § 5151, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "adults" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "who are adults".

Section 192. Amend § 5152(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "criminally mentally ill" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with criminally mental conditions".

Section 193. Further amend § 5152(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "adults" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "who are adults".

Section 194. Further amend § 5152(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "the" as it appears therein immediately after the phrase "department for".

Section 195. Amend § 5152(c)(1), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "criminally mentally individual" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a criminally mental condition".

Section 196. Amend § 5152(c)(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "criminally mentally ill individual" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a criminally mental condition".

Section 197. Amend § 5153, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "criminally mentally ill" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with criminally mental conditions".

Section 198. Amend § 5153(3), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "the" as it appears immediately after the phrase "department for" and as it appears immediately after the phrase "housing of".

Section 199. Amend § 5154, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "a criminally mentally ill adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an adult with a criminally mental condition".

Section 200. Further amend § 5154, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "such criminally mentally ill adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "such adult with a criminally mental condition".

Section 201. Amend § 5181(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "illness" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 202. Amend § 5181(3), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental illness" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a mental condition".

Section 203. Amend § 5181(4), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "illness" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 204 . Amend § 5303(b)(1), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "have mental conditions".

Section 205. Amend § 5321(1), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "have mental conditions".

Section 206. Amend § 5321(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Handicapped or crippled children, including spastics, cardiacs" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Children with physical disabilities, including those with muscular disorders, cardiac disorders".

Section 207. Amend § 5321(5), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "being a drug addict" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "drug addition but".

Section 208. Amend § 5321(6), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "who is an epileptic" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "with epilepsy but".

Section 209. Amend § 5321(8), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Handicapped or crippled adults, including spastics" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Adults with physical disabilities, including those with muscular disorders".

Section 210. Amend § 5324(c), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "epileptic" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with epilepsy".

Section 211 . Amend Chapter 55, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "MENTAL RETARDATION" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES".

Section 212. Amend subchapter I, Chapter 55, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Mental Retardation" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Intellectual Disabilities".

Section 213. Amend § 5501, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 214. Amend § 5502, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 215. Amend § 5503, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 216. Amend § 5504, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 217. Amend § 5505, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the first time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 218. Further amend § 5505, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the second time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an intellectual disability".

Section 219. Amend § 5506, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the first time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 220. Further amend § 5506, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the second time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an intellectual disability".

Section 221. Amend § 5507, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the first time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 222. Further amend § 5507, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears the second time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an intellectual disability".

Section 223. Further amend § 5507, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 224. Amend ARTICLE I, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the mentally ill and mentally deficient" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental conditions and mental disabilities".

Section 225. Amend ARTICLE II, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (c) therein by striking the phrase "mental illness or mental deficiency" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental conditions or mental disabilities".

Section 226. Amend ARTICLE II, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (f) therein by striking the phrase "Mental illness" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Mental condition".

Section 227. Amend ARTICLE II, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (g) by striking the phrase "Mental deficiency" as it first appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Mental disability".

Section 228. Amend ARTICLE III, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (a) therein by striking the phrase "mental illness or mental deficiency" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental condition or mental disability".

Section 229. Amend ARTICLE VII, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (e) therein by striking the phrase "the mentally ill or mentally deficient" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental conditions or mental disabilities".

Section 230. Amend ARTICLE IX, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (a) therein by striking the phrase "mental illness or mental deficiency" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a mental condition or mental disability".

Section 231. Amend ARTICLE IX, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (b) therein by striking the phrase "mental illness or mental deficiency" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental conditions or mental disabilities".

Section 232. Amend ARTICLE XI, § 6101, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental illness or mental deficiency" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental conditions or mental disabilities".

Section 233. Amend § 6647(a)(2), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an elderly or infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is elderly or impaired".

Section 234. Amend § 6712(b)(1)b., Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an elderly or infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase a person who is elderly or impaired".

Section 235. Amend Part IX, Title 16 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Disabled and Partially Disabled Persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons With Disabilities and Partial Disabilities".

Section 236. Amend § 9501, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind, the visually handicapped and the otherwise physically disabled" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind, visually impaired or have physical disabilities".

Section 237. Amend § 9501(b), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "able-bodied persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons without such disabilities".

Section 238. Amend § 9501(c), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "disabled persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 239. Amend § 9502, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "The blind, the visually handicapped and the otherwise physically disabled" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons who are blind, visually impaired or have physical disabilities".

Section 240. Amend § 9502(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "able-bodied persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons without such disabilities".

Section 241. Amend § 9502(c), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "totally or partially blind person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is totally or partially blind".

Section 242. Amend § 9503, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "totally or partially blind pedestrian" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "pedestrian who is totally or partially blind".

Section 243. Further amend § 9503, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "such blind pedestrian" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "such pedestrian who is blind".

Section 244. Amend § 9504, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "totally or partially blind or otherwise disabled person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is totally or partially blind or has a disability".

Section 245. Amend § 9505(a), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Blind persons, visually handicapped persons and other physically disabled persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons who are blind, visually impaired or have physical disabilities".

Section 246. Amend § 9505(c), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind person or a visually handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is blind or visually impaired".

Section 247. Amend § 9505(d), Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "totally or partially blind person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is totally or partially blind".

Section 248. Amend § 9809A(b)(1)b., Title 16 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an elderly or infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is elderly or impaired".

Section 249. Amend subchapter III, Chapter 7, Title 19 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Handicapped Persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons With Disabilities".

Section 250. Amend § 720, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Handicapped Persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons With Disabilities".

Section 251. Amend § 721, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "handicapped person" and "handicapped persons" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "person with a disability" or "persons with disabilities".

Section 252. Amend § 721(a), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 253. Amend § 721(b), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "nonhandicapped applicant" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "applicant without disability".

Section 254. Amend § 722(3), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "Handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "Disability", striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability", reinserting revised paragraph (3) in the appropriate location so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs in § 722, and renumbering said definitional paragraphs accordingly.

Section 255. Amend § 722(4), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Handicapped person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person with a disability" and striking the word "handicap" as it appears in subparagraph c.4. therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 256. Amend § 722(5), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability" and striking the word "handicap" as it appears in subparagraph b. therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 257. Amend § 722(6), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicaps of a handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "disability of a person with a disability".

Section 258. Amend § 722(6)b., Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped employee" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "employee with a disability".

Section 259. Amend § 722(6)d., Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 260. Amend § 722(6)d.2., Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicaps" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disabilities".

Section 261. Amend § 723, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 262. Amend § 723(a), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 263. Amend § 724, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "handicapped person" and "handicapped persons" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "person with a disability" or "persons with disabilities".

Section 264. Amend § 724, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicap" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 265. Amend § 724(e)(1), Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicapped" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person with a disability".

Section 266. Amend § 724(f)(5)b., Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapping condition" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 267. Amend § 725, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 268. Amend Chapter 10, Title 20 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "PARAPLEGIC VETERANS" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "VETERANS WITH PARAPLEGIA".

Section 269. Amend § 1001, Title 20 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "paraplegic veteran" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "veteran with paraplegia".

Section 270. Amend § 2707(b)(4) as effective until Sept. 1, 2011 and as effective Sept. 1, 2011, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is afflicted with or suffering from" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "has".

Section 271. Amend § 7102(2)c.3., Title 25 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped or infirm person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability or impairment".

Section 272. Further amend § 7102(2)c.3., Title 25 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is handicapped or infirm" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a disability or is impaired".

Section 273. Amend § 7111, Title 25 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "Handicapped and elderly tenants" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Tenants who are elderly or have disabilities".

Section 274. Amend § 7111, Title 25 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is handicapped" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a disability".

Section 275. Amend § 5201(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "a mental or physical incapacity" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "an intellectual, mental or physical disability".

Section 276. Amend § 5251(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "became disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "developed a disability".

Section 277. Amend § 5253(b)(2), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a disability".

Section 278. Amend § 5253(d)(4), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "becomes disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "develops a disability".

Section 279. Further amend § 5253(d)(4), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "when disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "when disability developed or occurred".

Section 280. Amend § 5524(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "becomes disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "develops a disability".

Section 281. Amend § 5524(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "became disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "developed a disability".

Section 282. Amend § 5524(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "to have developed a disability".

Section 283. Amend § 5524(d), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "disabled" as it appears the first time therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "to have a disability".

Section 284. Further amend § 5524(d), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "to be disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "to have a disability".

Section 285. Further amend § 5524(d), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "illness" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "condition".

Section 286. Amend § 5526(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "became disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "developed a disability".

Section 287. Amend § 5528(d)(2)c., Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is permanently disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a permanent disability".

Section 288. Amend § 5528(e), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is permanently disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a permanent disability".

Section 289. Amend § 5574(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "becomes disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "develops a disability".

Section 290. Amend § 5574(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "to have a disability".

Section 291. Further amend § 5574(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "impairment" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 292. Amend § 5576(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "became disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "developed a disability".

Section 293. Amend § 5578, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is permanently disabled" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a permanent disability".

Section 294. Amend § 5602(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "become permanently disabled, physically or mentally," as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "develop a permanent physical or mental disability".

Section 295. Further amend § 5602(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacity" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 296. Further amend § 5602(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "be permanently physically or mentally incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "have a permanent physical or mental disability and unable".

Section 297. Amend § 5605(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental incapacity" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental disability".

Section 298. Amend § 5612(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "become permanently disabled, physically or mentally," as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "develop a permanent physical or mental disability".

Section 299. Further amend § 5612(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "incapacity" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 300. Further amend § 5612(c), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "be permanently physically or mentally incapacitated" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "have a permanent physical or mental disability and unable".

Section 301. Amend § 5614, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is permanently disabled" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a permanent disability".

Section 302. Amend § 7301, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped members of society" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "members of society with disabilities".

Section 303. Amend § 7302(2), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 304. Amend § 7302(5), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Handicapped person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person with a disability".

Section 305. Amend § 7304(c)(5), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 306. Further amend § 7304(c)(5), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "be confined to" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "use".

Section 307. Amend § 7304(c)(6), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "handicapped person" and "handicapped persons" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "person with a disability" or "persons with disabilities".

Section 308. Further amend § 7304(c)(6), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicaps" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disabilities".

Section 309. Amend § 7304(e), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a disability".

Section 310. Amend § 7306(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped persons" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 311. Amend § 7310(d), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "handicapped person" and "handicapped persons" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof, respectively, the phrase "person with a disability" or "persons with disabilities".

Section 312. Amend § 7312, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 313. Amend § 7903(2)b., Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the mentally ill or emotionally disturbed" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental or emotional conditions".

Section 314. Further amend § 7903(2)b., Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill or emotionally disturbed persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental or emotional conditions".

Section 315. Amend § 7909A(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase ", previously referred to as the Division of Mental Retardation,".

Section 316. Amend § 7910(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual disabilities".

Section 317. Amend § 7913(b), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 318. Amend § 7940(m), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "on Mental Retardation," as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "to the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and on".

Section 319. Amend § 539(g)(2), Title 30 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "impairment" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 320. Amend § 1106(b)(2), Title 30 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "is totally and permanently disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "has a total and permanent disability".

Section 321. Further amend § 1106(b)(2), Title 30 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "or totally and permanently disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "or have total and permanent disabilities".

Section 322. Further amend § 1106(b)(2), Title 30 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "other totally and permanently disabled" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "other has a total and permanent disability".

Section 323. Amend § 302(3), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental, moral and physical defects" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental and physical disabilities".

Section 324. Amend ARTICLE II, § 381 as effective until enactment of the new Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children by 35 states and upon promulgation of rules by the Interstate Commission, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in paragraph (d) therein by striking the phrase "the mentally ill, mentally defective or epileptic" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental illnesses, mental disabilities or epilepsy".

Section 325. Amend § 503(e), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase ", blind, disabled or handicapped" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "or has blindness or a disability".

Section 326. Amend § 2101, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Blind person" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person who is blind" in subsection (1) thereof, redesignating current subsection (1) as subsection "(2)", and redesignating current subsection (2) as subsection "(1)".

Section 327. Amend § 2102, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the word "Blind" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Persons who are blind".

Section 328. Amend § 2102, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 329. Amend § 2103, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "the blind" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 330. Amend § 2103, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 331. Further amend § 2103, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 332. Amend § 2104, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 333. Amend § 2107, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is blind".

Section 334. Amend § 2108, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "blind persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 335. Amend § 2109, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "blind children" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are blind".

Section 336. Amend § 2109, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind child" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is blind".

Section 337. Amend § 2109(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 338. Amend § 2109(d), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are blind".

Section 339. Amend § 2110, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind children" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are blind".

Section 340. Amend § 2111(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind of Delaware" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Delawareans who are blind".

Section 341. Further amend § 2111(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind of this State" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons of this State who are blind".

Section 342. Amend § 2112(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is blind".

Section 343. Amend § 2113, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is blind".

Section 344. Amend § 2114, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the word "blind" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 345. Amend § 2116, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 346. Amend § 2117, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "the blind" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 347. Amend Chapter 23, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "THE BLIND" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND".

Section 348. Amend § 2301, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Blind person" as it appears in subsection (3) and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person who is blind", reinserting new paragraph (3) in the appropriate location so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs in § 2301 and renumbering said paragraphs in sequential order.

Section 349. Further amend § 2301, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 350. Amend § 2302, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the needy blind" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons in need who are blind".

Section 351. Amend § 2302(8), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the blind" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 352. Amend § 2302(10), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind persons" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons who are blind".

Section 353. Amend § 2303, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "the needy blind" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons in need who are blind".

Section 354. Amend § 2303, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is blind".

Section 355. Amend § 2308, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrases "blind individual" and "blind person" as they appear each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is blind".

Section 356. Amend § 2310, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Any blind applicant or recipient of assistance" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Any applicant or recipient of assistance who is blind".

Section 357. Further amend § 2310, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind applicant’s or assistance recipient’s claim for assistance under this chapter" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "the claim for assistance under this chapter by the applicant or assistance recipient who is blind".

Section 358. Amend § 2314, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is blind".

Section 359. Amend Chapter 25, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "THE BLIND" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND".

Section 360. Amend § 2501, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind babies" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "babies who are blind".

Section 361. Further amend § 2501, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind children too young or too backward" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "children who are blind and too young or otherwise unable".

Section 362. Amend § 2502, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind child" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is blind".

Section 363. Amend § 2503, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "blind child" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "child who is blind".

Section 364. Amend § 2823, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "mentally ill persons" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with mental conditions".

Section 365. Amend § 2823(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mentally ill person" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person with a mental condition".

Section 366. Amend § 3804(c), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "handicap" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "disability".

Section 367. Amend § 3901, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental infirmity, disease" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "mental disability, impairment, illness or condition".

Section 368. Amend § 3902(16), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "mental retardation" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "intellectual and developmental disabilities".

Section 369. Further amend § 3902(16), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "infirmity" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "impairment".

Section 370. Amend § 3902, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Incapacitated person" as it appears in paragraph (10) therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Person who is incapacitated" and reinserting amended paragraph (10) in the appropriate location within said section so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs therein.

Section 371. Amend § 3902, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "Infirm adult" as it appears in paragraph (12) therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "Adult who is impaired", reinserting amended paragraph (12) in the appropriate location within said section so as to preserve the alphabetical order of the definitional paragraphs therein, and renumbering the definitional paragraphs in said section accordingly.

Section 372. Amend § 3902, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm adult" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult who is impaired".

Section 373. Further amend § 3902, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "an infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "a person who is impaired".

Section 374. Further amend § 3902, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "the infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "the person who is impaired".

Section 375. Amend § 3903(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm and incapacitated adults" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adults who are impaired or incapacitated".

Section 376. Amend § 3904(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm or incapacitated adult" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult who is impaired or incapacitated".

Section 377. Amend § 3908, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is impaired".

Section 378. Amend § 3909, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm person" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "person who is impaired".

Section 379. Amend § 3913, Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "infirm adult" as it appears each time therein and each time substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "adult who is impaired".

Section 380. Amend § 4115(g), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "handicapped individuals" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "persons with disabilities".

Section 381. Amend § 5109, Title 31 of the Delaware Code in the title thereof by striking the phrase "mentally defective juvenile inmates" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "juvenile inmates with mental conditions or mental disabilities".

Section 382. Amend § 5109(a), Title 31 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "be psychotic or mentally defective" and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "have psychotic disorders or mental conditions".

Approved August 17, 2011