Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual

Legislative Council’s Division of Research is pleased to announce the 2015 edition of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual. The Manual is intended to serve as a resource for those who regularly prepare or review legislation and is aimed at assisting both the occasional and veteran drafter in the creation of an accurate, clear, and uniform legislative product. This edition explains new drafting techniques developed in response to issues faced in the preceding year, discusses the proper use of strike through and underline drafting process for bills and amendments, and provides multiple examples throughout the text and in the appendix.