CHAPTER 131

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 148

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, CHAPTER 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TRANSPARENCY OF COMPETITIVE GRANTS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1502, Title 14 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining as follows:

Such appropriations as are made by the General Assembly for the free public schools, and such money as is received from the federal government for school purposes under any law shall be paid by the State Treasurer in accordance with the items of the official state school budget and with the appropriations of the General Assembly therefor, as required by the Department of Education; but such payments shall be made only upon orders of the said Department of Education, signed by its Secretary or the Secretary's designee. For all competitive grants to public school districts and public charter schools administered by the Department of Education, the Department shall publish on its website the threshold eligibility requirements, the criteria for evaluation of applications, the names of successful applicants, the applications of successful applicants, and the amount awarded to each successful applicant.

Section 5. The Act shall become effective on July 1, 2013.

Approved July 18, 2013