CHAPTER 136

PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 90 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, IN RELATION TO PREFERENCE BEING GIVEN TO DELAWARE LABOR IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR CITY, COUNTY OR STATE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 90 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of 3644. Sec. 54 of Article 7 of said Chapter and substituting in lieu thereof the following to be known as 3644. Sec. 54:

3644. Sec. 54: Preference for Delaware Labor; Stipulation in Contract; Penalty for Violation:--In the construction of all public works for city, county or the State, or by persons contracting with a city, county, or the State, preference in employment of laborers, workmen or mechanics, shall be given to bona fide legal citizens of the State of Delaware, who have established such citizenship by residence of at least ninety days in the State. Each contract for the construction of public works for city, county or the State shall contain a stipulation that any person, company or corporation who violates the provisions of this section shall pay a penalty to the State Treasurer equal to the amount of compensation paid to any person, in violation of this Article.

Approved April 28, 1939.

Administration of Estates