CHAPTER 389

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 122, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE BOARD OF HEALTH BY GRANTING THE POWER TO REGULATE MEDICAL EXAMINAIONS FOR FOOD HANDLERS.

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

Section 1. Section 122 (3), Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following new subparagraphs:

(L) Provide the mechanism for yearly medical examination of all persons engaged in the preparation and service of food and drink for human consumption in commercial establishments where such persons come in physical contact with the food or drink prepared or served, such examinations to include blood tests and chest x-ray.

(M) Provide the mechanism for medical examinations of all applicants for food handling employment if such employment involves preparation of food and drink for human consumption in commercial establishments where such persons come in physical contact with food or drink prepared or served, such examinations to include blood tests and chest x-ray.

Section 2. The effective date of this Act shall be 6 months subsequent to its approval.

Approved July 5, 1968.