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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 306

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED BY PROVIDING FOR MORE EFFECTIVE ENFORCEMENT THEREOF.

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

Section 1. 56918, Chapter 69, Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended by deleting the first paragraph thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Every public works contract awarded on or after the effective date of June 30, 1971, dealing with the construction of any public building for the State or any political subdivision thereof shall require construction performed pursuant to the contract to conform to the standards set forth' in paragraphs (a) through (k) hereof. Compliance with these requirements shall be enforced as follows:

(i) As to contracts for the State or in which any State funds are involved, by the Department of Administrative Services.

(ii) As to contracts for any political subdivision of the State not covered by (i) hereof, by the Department of Labor.

() A waiver may be granted by the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services or by the Secretary of the Department of Labor as the case may be in any of the requirements set forth in paragraphs (a) through (k) hereof for good and sufficient reasons stated in writing after consultation with the Director of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Every public works contract dealing with the alteration or repair of any building for the State or any political subdivision thereof shall require construction performed pursuant to the contract to conform to the standards set forth in paragraphs (a) through (k) hereof whenever the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services or the Secretary of the Department of

Labor, as the case may be, determines that such compliance is economically feasible and appropriate.

Approved July 8, 1971.