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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 171, VOLUME 54, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED: "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENLARGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE SYSTEM OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF DELAWARE; APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR SAID PURPOSE; AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING OF SUCH ENLARGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT BY THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES OF THE STATE AND BY CONTRIBUTIONS FROM CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND THE CITY OF WILMINGTON, DEFINING SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS OF CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND THE CITY OF WILMINGTON FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING MONEY TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS; AND AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR BUILDING PURPOSES AND CREATING LOCAL SCHOOL BUILDING COMMISSIONS".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (three-fourths of the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 26, Chapter 171, Volume 54, Laws of Delaware, is amended to read:

Section 26. It shall be the province and duty of the School Building Commission for any particular district to cause the school construction program authorized under this Act for such school district to be carried out. Such School Building Commission, with consent of State Board of Education or its designated representatives, shall have power to make and enter into all contracts for school construction and for labor, materials, supplies, instrumentalities, furniture and equipment required to accomplish any such school construction program (including purchase of all educational supplies necessary for the initial operation of schools so built, altered or added to), provided that all contracts shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 69, Title 29, Delaware Code, entitled "Procurement of Material and Award of Contracts for Public Works by State Agencies" enacted by Chapter 106, Volume 54, Laws of Delaware.

Approved June 4, 1964.