CHAPTER 133

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 321

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 76, PART VII, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL BUILDING, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND OTHER CODES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Chapter 76, Part VII, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section designated as §7602, which new section shall read as follows:

"§7602. Code for Energy Conservation

No county or municipal building or plumbing code shall contain any provision which shall be materially at variance with the Code for Energy Conservation in New Building Construction jointly prepared by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., (BOCAI), the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards, Inc. (NCSBCS), and the Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc., (SBCCI). The provisions of this section shall not apply to subsection 505 of Section 5 and subsection 605 of Section 6 of said Code as promulgated in December, 1977 or any successor subsection adopted by the same groups dealing with similar subject matter."

Approved July 7,1979