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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 589

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19, CHAPTER 23, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION AND DEFINING CERTAIN EMPLOYERS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2311, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking the title and substituting in lieu thereof a new title, as follows:

"§2311. Contractors, Subcontractors and Lessees of Motor Vehicles Transporting Passengers For Hire as Employers."

Section 2. Amend Section 2311, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by designating the body of the exiiting section as subsection "(a)" by inserting "(a)" at the beginning thereof and by adding a new paragraph to be designated as subsection "(b)", as follows:

"(b) Lessees transporting passengers for hire in motor vehicles leased pursuant to written leases shall not receive compensation under this chapter, but shall be deemed to be employers."

Approved July 7, 1982.