CHAPTER 165

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 122

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 2, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §1701 (1) of Chapter 17, Title 2, Delaware Code by striking said subsection (1) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (1) to read as follows:

"(1) 'Specialized transportation' means those transportation services that are provided to disabled persons deemed eligible for reasons of physical or mental infirmity, or age."

Section 2. Amend §1702 (a), Chapter 17, Title 2, Delaware Code by striking the period "." immediately following the word "authority" and inserting the following:

", one of whom shall be a handicapped person who is confined to a wheelchair."

Section 3. Amend §1706 (1)(c), Chapter 17, Title 2, Delaware Code by striking said subsection (c) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (c) to read as follows:

"(c) Contract with any county, municipality, authority, public agency, private company or individual whereby the authority will receive a fee to provide specialized transportation services;"

Section 4. Amend §1706 (2)(b), Chapter 17, Title 2, Delaware Code by striking said subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) Make every effort to provide at least cost specialized transportation services to those agencies, firms and individuals contracting for such services by making use of public transportation, taxicabs, private contractors and/or authority owned vehicles."

Section 5. Amend §1706 (2)(c), Chapter 17, Title 2, Delaware Code by striking said subsection (c) in its entirety.

Approved July 18, 1977.