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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 715

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 86, TITLE 29, SUBCHAPTER III, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 86, Title 29, Subchapter III, Section 8642 (e) to read as follows:

"(e) To have the same access to and the same right to inspect any and all books, accounts, records, memoranda, property, plant facilities and equipment of the public utilities as is afforded by law or by rule of the Public Service Commission to any other party in interest."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 86, Title 29, Subchapter III, Section 8643 by striking subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (b) which shall read as follows:

"(b) The Public Advocate shall be entitled to be present and be heard at any public meeting of the Public Service Commission."

Approved July 12, 1978.