Delaware Library Laws

Delaware Statutes : http://delcode.delaware.gov/

State Library Association: Delaware Library Association

Security Breach Notification Law : Del. Code tit. 6, § 12B-101 et seq.

Data Disposal Law: NA

Library Records Privacy :

TITLE 29.  STATE GOVERNMENT PART X.  GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR STATE AGENCIES CHAPTER 100.  FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
29 Del. C. § 10002
§ 10002. Definitions

   (a) “Public body” means, unless specifically excluded, any regulatory, administrative, advisory, executive, appointive or legislative body of the State, or of any political subdivision of the State, including, but not limited to, any board, bureau, commission, department, agency, committee, ad hoc committee, special committee, temporary committee, advisory board and committee, subcommittee, legislative committee, association, group, panel, council or any other entity or body established by an act of the General Assembly of the State, or established by any body established by the General Assembly of the State, or appointed by any body or public official of the State or otherwise empowered by any state governmental entity, which: (1) Is supported in whole or in part by any public funds; or (2) expends or disburses any public funds, including grants, gifts or other similar disbursals and distributions; or (3) is impliedly or specifically charged by any other public official, body, or agency to advise or to make reports, investigations or recommendations. Public body shall not include the General Assembly of the State, nor any caucus thereof, or committee, subcommittee, ad hoc committee, special committee or temporary committee.
(b) “Public business” means any matter over which the public body has supervision, control, jurisdiction or advisory power.
(c) “Public funds” are those funds derived from the State or any political subdivision of the State.
(d) “Public record” is information of any kind, owned, made, used, retained, received, produced, composed, drafted or otherwise compiled or collected, by any public body, relating in any way to public business, or in any way of public interest, or in any way related to public purposes, regardless of the physical form or characteristic by which such information is stored, recorded or reproduced. For purposes of this chapter, the following records shall not be deemed public:
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(12) Any records of a public library which contain the identity of a user and the books, documents, films, recordings or other property of the library which a patron has used.

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