CHAPTER 137

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 194

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO.1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §6907, Title 29, Delaware Code, by adding at the end thereof the following:

"In determining how the 'interest of the State shall be better served' the agency may, when there are competitive bids from both in-state and out-of-state vendors or contractors, consider such factors as in-state employment and fees and taxes with regard to bids within two percent of the lowest bid."

Approved July 12,1979.