CHAPTER 127

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 56

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILDREN IN DSCYF CUSTODY.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 25, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

ยง 2523. Duties, authority and liability protection of caregivers to children in DSCYF custody.

(c) A caregiver is not liable for harm caused to a child who participates in an activity or experience approved by the caregiver if all of the following circumstances are met:

(1) The caregiver acts in accordance with the reasonable and prudent parent standard.

(2) The caregiver has completed the required training relating to the reasonable and prudent parent standard prior to giving the approval.

(3) The approval does not conflict with any applicable court order or service plan.

This section does not remove or limit any existing liability protection afforded by any other law.

Approved August 17, 2017