TITLE 16

Health and Safety

Mental Health

CHAPTER 61. INTERSTATE COMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH

Subchapter II. Implementation


The Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services shall be the compact administrator and, acting jointly with like officers of other party states, shall have power to promulgate rules and regulations to carry out more effectively the terms of the Compact. Said compact administrator shall serve subject to the pleasure of the Governor. The compact administrator shall cooperate with all departments, agencies and officers of and in the government of this State and its subdivisions in facilitating the proper administration of the Compact or of any supplementary agreement or agreements entered into by this State thereunder.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 6102; 53 Del. Laws, c. 392; 54 Del. Laws, c. 185; 57 Del. Laws, c. 591, § 29.;

The compact administrator may enter into supplementary agreements with appropriate officials of other states pursuant to Articles VII and XI of the Compact. In the event that such supplementary agreements shall require or contemplate the use of any institution or facility of this State or require or contemplate the provision of any service by this State, no such agreement shall have force or effect until approved by the head of the department or agency under whose jurisdiction said institution or facility is operated or whose department or agency will be charged with the rendering of such service.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 6103; 53 Del. Laws, c. 392.;

The compact administrator, subject to the approval of the Budget Commission, may make or arrange for any payments necessary to discharge any financial obligations imposed upon this State by the Compact or by any supplementary agreement entered into thereunder.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 6104; 53 Del. Laws, c. 392.;

Duly authenticated copies of this chapter shall, upon its approval, be transmitted by the Secretary of State to the governor of each state, the Attorney General and the Secretary of State of the United States, and the Council of State Governments.

16 Del. C. 1953, § 6105; 53 Del. Laws, c. 392.;