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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE ENTITLED "HEALTH AND SAFETY" BY INCREASING THE GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 122, Title 16, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph (7) to read as follows:

(7) To promulgate and enforce reasonable rules and regulations relating to safety, sanitation and adequate shelter as affecting the welfare and health of railroad trainmen, engine-men, yardmen, maintenance of way employees, highway crossing watchmen, clerical, platform, freight house, and express employees.

(8) No rules and regulations shall be issued by the board under this paragraph unless the board has held hearings with regard thereto and both the employers and the employees affected have been given a full opportunity to present evidence as to the necessity and reasonableness of the proposed rules and regulations.

Approved June 25, 1959,