AN ACT to Amend Chapter 25 of the Revised Code (1915) of the State of Delaware in Reference to Certificate of Foundling Children.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 25 of the Revised Code (1915) of the State of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 41, Volume 32, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding immediately after 808 A. Sec. 73 A. the following new section to be styled 808 B. Sec. 73 B.
808 B. Sec. 73 B. In the event of there being discovered a foundling child, the identity of the parents of which cannot be discovered, any person, hospital, institution or association assuming responsibility for the care and upbringing of such foundling child shall deposit with the State Registrar a certificate, on the birth certificate form in use by the State Registrar, indicating the name which has been given to the child, its sex, color, and approximate date of birth. There shall also be deposited with this certificate a statement indicating the date on which the child was found, the circumstances attending its finding, and a complete and correct list of any articles of apparel or use found with or on the foundling, with a detailed description of each article, which statement shall be preserved by the Registrar to assist in any effort of identification which might in the future be made.
Approved April 21, 1933.