CHAPTER 57

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 122

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2 AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 71, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE USE OF STATE VEHICLES BY STATE EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. Amend §7105, Chapter 71, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking sub-paragraph (a) of such section and substituting in lieu thereof a new sub-paragraph (a) to read as follows:

"(a) No motor vehicle owned by the State, except as otherwise indicated herein, shall be driven by State employees of any department, agency or commission of this State before or after the prescribed working hours of employee of the department, agency or commission."

Section 2. Amend §7105, Chapter 71 of Title 29 of the Delaware Code by adding sub-paragraph (d) to read as follows:

"(d) Specifically exempted from the provisions of this statute are:

1. The Governor's car

2. State Police vehicles

3. Those vehicles designated as emergency vehicles by the Governor

4. Those vehicles required and authorized by superiors to be used by State employees during the course of their employment before or after the prescribed working hours of such employee

5. Those vehicles designated by the Governor for the transportation of State employees commuting to and from their prescribed places of employment provided the vehicles are part of a specific pooling program. Each such vehicle pooling program and costs thereof shall be approved by the Governor prior to starting operations and shall provide that the State shall be reimbursed for the entire cost of the vehicle and all operating costs thereof by its users. After the initial year, each year on or before August 1, the Secretary of Finance shall determine an appropriate cost factor for each approved pooling program."

Approved June 26, 1981.