CHAPTER 209

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 136

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS IN ADOPTION.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1105, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

§ 1105. Contents of petition.

(a) The petition for the termination of parental rights shall state:

(12) A statement that each birth parent has been advised of the right to file an affidavit as provided by subchapter III of Chapter 9 of this title.

(12) A statement that each birth parent has been advised of the birth parent’s right to make a no-contact declaration pursuant to 13 Del. C. §962.

Approved April 08, 2014