CHAPTER 209

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 96

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COUNCIL.

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

Section 1. Amend §8008, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by deleting subsection (2) in its entirety.

Section 2. Amend §8009, Title 29 of the Delaware code by deleting subsection (c) and inserting in lieu of the following:

"(c) The Parks and Recreation Council shall be composed of 11 members who shall be appointed as follows:

(1) Nine members shall be appointed by the Governor and shall be eligible for reappointment. The term of any member serving shall be for 3 years.

(2) At least 4 of the 9 members appointed by the Governor shall have experience and/or expertise in the management of recreation programs and parks. The remaining members may be composed of other related disciplines and interests including, but not limited to, cultural affairs, fish and wildlife, tourism, finance, conservation, marketing, special populations, education, Delaware State Parks friends organizations.

3) The remaining 2 members shall be representatives of each of the Division's officially constituted advisory organizations: The Fort Delaware Society and the Natural Areas Advisory Council. These members shall be appointed annually by their respective organizations."

Section 3. Amend §8010, Title 29, Delaware Code by deleting it in its entirety and redesignating the remaining sections of Chapter 80, Title 29 accordingly.

Approved February 03, 2012