CHAPTER 64

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 116

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.

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

Section 1. Amend § 9003(8), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions shown by underline and as follows:

§ 9003 Powers, duties and functions.

The Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families shall have the following powers, duties and functions:

(8) To supervise the provision of education in all facilities operated by the Department, with the Education Unit of the Department being considered a local education agency only for purposes of:

(i) Any federal, state, or private loan forgiveness programs available to educators;

(ii). Any federal, state, or private competitive grant made available to, and awarded directly to, local education agencies, provided that any specific qualifying requirements are met;

(iii) Credits issued for youth who complete the requirements for credit-bearing courses provided through the Education Unit in the Department and credits for youth returning from placement by the Department;

Approved June 30, 2015