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SENATE BILL NO. 423

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES IMPROVEMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §507(a), Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period at the end thereof and adding the following:

"and shall include costs estimated by the Division of Highways for preliminary engineering, which shall not be reimbursable in excess of ten percent of the estimated project cost, and for construction inspection at the rate of ten percent of the amount of the contract bid."

Section 2. Amend §508, Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period at the end of the third sentence and adding the following:

"and shall include the costs of preliminary engineering and construction inspection as set forth elsewhere in this subchapter."

Section 3. Amend §513(a), Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the third sentence and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"The amount of the bond issue shall be determined by taking the cost of the preliminary engineering and construction inspection costs up to ten percent of the contract bid and adding the total to the actual contract bid."

Section 4. Amend §515(a), Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period at the end of the second sentence and adding the following:

"after payment to the Division of Highways for preliminary engineering and construction inspection costs."

Section 5. Amend §521, Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period at the end of the sentence and adding the following:

"which Department shall be reimbursed at the rate of ten percent of the contract bid."

Section 6. Amend §524(a), Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period in the last sentence and adding the following:

"and costs incurred by the Division of Highways for preliminary engineering and construction inspection as set forth elsewhere in this subchapter."

Section 7. Amend §532, Title 9, Delaware Code, by deleting the period at the end of the sentence and adding the following:

", after payment has been made to the Division of Highways for costs incurred as set forth elsewhere in this subchapter."

Section 8. This act shall become effective upon signature of the Governor but shall not be applicable to projects already initiated.

Approved July 21, 1976