CHAPTER 396

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 240

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EMERGENCY HOUSING SHELTERS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 79 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 7951 Definitions.

(b) "Emergency housing shelter" means any facility refers to a temporary housing intervention for a period of 90 days or less operated by a qualified organization that provides short-term housing which provides food, sleeping quarters and counseling supportsupportive services that address the needs of persons experiencing homelessness for adults and children who find themselves temporarily without a form of shelter from the elements. The shelter must be a facility which meets all local building codes. , and each person's stay in the shelter is not to exceed a period of 30 days.

Approved August 10, 2016