CHAPTER 751

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 389, VOLUME 56, LAWS OF DELAWARE ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 122, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO STATE BOARD OF HEALTH BY GRANTING THE POWER TO REGULATE MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR FOOD HANDLERS."

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

Section 1. Chapter 389, Volume 56, Laws of Delaware, is hereby repealed.

Section 2. Section 122, Title 16, Delaware Code, is amended by adding new subparagraphs "(L)" and "(M)" to read as follows:

"(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 or public and private educational institutions where such persons come in physical contact with the food or drink prepared or served, such examinations to include whatever tests the director of the Division of Physical Health of the State Department of Health and Social Services shall deem necessary.

(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 or public and private educational institutions where such persons come in physical contact with the food or drink prepared or served, such examinations to include whatever tests the director of the Division of Physical Health of the State Department of Health and Social Services shall deem necessary."

Approved July 23, 1970.