AN ACT to amend the charter of "St. Michael's Day Nursery and Hospital for Babies".
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two thirds of each branch thereof concurring herein):
SECTION 1. That the charter of incorporation of "St. Michael's Day Nursery and Hospital for Babies", granted by the associate judge of New Castle county, and dully recorded in the recorder's office in and for said county, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following:
"That the said corporation shall have power to accept and execute the office and appointment of guardian of any minor child under ten years of age, whether such office or appointment be conferred or made by any person or persons, or by the Orphans' Court of the State of Delaware, or any other court of record, or justice of the peace of the State of Delaware, with all the powers and duties of such guardianship as provided by law.
SECTION 2.- That the corporation is hereby authorized ten years and empowered, with the consent of the managers of the corporation, to take and receive into its custody, care and control any child under the age of ten years, who may be committed or bound to it by any person, or by any court of record or justice of the peace of the State of Delaware pursuant to any law of the State of Delaware, and every court of record and justice of the peace of the State of Delaware is hereby authorized and empowered to commit or bind to said corporation, with the consent of the managers of said corporation, any child under the age of ten years which by any law of the State of Delaware may be committed or bound to any orphan asylum, charitable or other organization or Institution in the State of Delaware for the care of children.
SECTION 3. That the Levy Court of New Castle county is hereby authorized and empowered to make an appropriation annually out of the funds of said county to the said corporation in aid of the objects of said corporation.
SECTION 4. That this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act and shall be published as such.
Passed al Dover, March 14, 1895