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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, BY ADDING THERETO A NEW SUBCHAPTER DESIGNATED SUBCHAPTER III AND BY ADDING FOUR NEW SECTIONS TO BE DESIGNATED AS SECTIONS 6017, 6018, 6019, AND 6020 WHICH SECTIONS PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING OF WATER WELL CONTRACTORS BY THE WATER AND AIR RESOURCES COMMISSION.

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

Section 1. Chapter 60, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following new Subchapter and four new sections to read as follows:

SUBCHAPTER III. LICENSING POWERS

§6017. As used in the subchapter "water well contractor" means an individual firm or corporation with whom contract is made for the purpose of constructing or repairing a water well or a water test well or installing pumping equipment in a water well or water test well. The owner or chief executive officer of a firm or corporation is for the purposes of this Subchapter considered to represent that firm or corporation.

§6018. No water well contractor shall contract for or engage in the construction, repair, or installation of water wells, water test wells or pumping equipment in a water well or a water test well in this State after the effective date of this act until he shall have applied for and received a license from the commission as a water well contractor. Any operation on the drilling, boxing, coring, driving, digging, construction, installation or repair of water wells or pumping equipment shall be under the supervision of a licensed water well contractor.

§6019. The grant or denial of a license under this subchapter shall be based upon an examination of the applicant designed to ascertain whether he possesses sufficient knowledge of (1) the proper method of constructing water wells and (2) the rules and regulations of the commission pertaining to water wells.

§6020. The commission shall enact rules and regulations as may be proper to effectuate the provisions and purpose of this subchapter.

Approved August 1, 1968.

NOTE: This Act has been codified as Sections 6021-6024, Title 7, Delaware Code.