CHAPTER 706

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, SUBCHAPTER I, TITLE 6, SECTION 2704 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, BY STRIKING CERTAIN LANGUAGE FROM SAID SECTION AND INSERTING IN LIEU THEREOF NEW LANGUAGE TO MAKE SUCH SECTION APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS RELATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, REPAIR OR MAINTENANCE OF ROADS, HIGHWAYS, DRIVEWAYS, STREETS, BRIDGES AND ENTRANCES OR WALKWAYS OF ANY TYPE CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

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

Section 1. Section 2704, Chapter 27, Subchapter I, Title 6, of the Delaware Code is hereby amended by striking the first twenty-eight (28) words only thereof (said 28 words ending with the words "of a") and inserting in lieu of said 28 words the following new language:

"A covenant, promise, agreement or understanding in, or in connection with or collateral to, a contract or agreement (including but not limited to a contract or agreement with the State, any County, municipality or political subdivision of the State, or with any agency, commission, department, body or board of any of them, as well as any contract or agreement with a private party or entity) relative to the construction, alteration, repair or maintenance of a road, highway, driveway, street, bridge or entrance or walkway of any type constructed thereon, and".

Approved July 14, 1970.