CHAPTER 457

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 380

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 2, 4 & 5

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 29, CHAPTER 65, TITLE 29, CHAPTER 17, TITLE 2, AND CHAPTER 51, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR COSTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 501, Title 29, Delaware Code by striking therefrom the phrase "and the operation of a centralized microfilming program, at the cost of material, for the agencies of the State or any political subdivision thereof.", and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "and the operation of a centralized microfilming program, at the full cost of such goods and services, in accordance with Title 29, Section 6531."

Section 2. Amend Section 6531 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by deleting Section 6531 (a) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(a) All State agencies and departments which provide good and services to any other state agency, state department or to any other governmental agency, person, corporation, partnership or business organization on a reimbursement basis shall be reimbursed in amounts which shall not be less than the full cost of such goods and services, provided, however, that if the Governor, or his designate, after receiving a written request from an agency or department, shall indicate to such agency or department that such reimbursement for the full cost of goods or services provided is not in the best interest of the State, then reimbursement for the full cost of any goods or services provided shall not be required until June thirtieth of the next odd year."

Section 3. Amend Section 1709 of Title 2, Delaware Code by deleting Section 1709 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§1709. Exemption from certain laws

The provisions of Chapter 1, Title 26 and Parts V and VI, Title 29, with the exception of §6531 of Title 29, shall not apply to a specialized transportation authority."

Section 4. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of the Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to that end the provisions of this Act are declared to be severable.

Approved July 11, 1978.