CHAPTER 581

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 916

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 2, TITLE 1, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO CONTINUOUS CODE REVISION.

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

Section 1. Amend the heading of Subchapter 11 by striking said Section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

SUBCHAPTER II. PREPARATION OF SUPPLEMENTS

AND CODE.

Section 2. Amend § 210, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 210. Duties and Powers of Revisors

(a) At the close of each regular, biennial session of the General Assembly, the Revisors shall prepare or cause to be prepared supplements to the Delaware Code and all other general and permanent laws which have become law since the publication of the last supplements, noting the sections that have been repealed, generally updating the Code and including, in the discretion of the Revisors, updated annotations of court decisions. The supplements are to be completed and delivered to the State not later than six (6) months after the close of such legislative session.

(b) From time to time, after consultation with the Legislative Council, the Revisors shall prepare or cause to be prepared a revised, compiled, or revised and recompiled Delaware Code, or replacement or supplemental volume or volumes thereof, which may, in the discretion of the Revisors, include updated annotations of court decisions.

(c) The Revisors may make and enter into all contracts and agreements, and execute, acknowledge and deliver all instruments and assurances, necessary or incidental to the performance of their duties and the execution of their duties or powers under .this Chapter.

(d) The Revisors may sue and be sued in their own name.

Section 3. Amend Section 211 (a), Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking the words "In preparing the supplements" and substituting in lieu thereof the following words:

"In performing their duties and powers under Section 210 of this Chapter."

Section 4. Amend Section 212, Title 1, Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§ 212. Bids: contract

The Revisors shall after consultation with the Legislative Council upon such specifications and conditions as they shall determine, duly and sufficiently advertise for bids for the compilation, revision, annotation, printing and binding of the supplements and the revised and/or recompiled Delaware Code, and shall award a contract for such work to the lowest and best legal publisher of recognized standing as such. The contract for supplements may, in the discretion of the Revisors, cover the supplements for one or more of the sessions of the General Assembly.