CHAPTER 399

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 295

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 88, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON THE PROCUREMENT OF PAPER PRODUCTS AND FILE CABINETS BY THE DIVISION OF SUPPORT OPERATIONS AND PURCHASING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 88, Title 29, of the Delaware Code by adding a new Section 8806A to read as follows:

"§8806A. Procurement limitations

The Division of Support Operations shall not procure or purchase printed matter, forms, bond paper, or pads larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches unless such printed matter, forms, bond paper, or pads are perforated or otherwise designed to produce finished printed matter or forms not larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches.

This section shall not prohibit the purchase or use of printed matter of forms larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches, if the forms are to be used to maintain accounting or bookkeeping records, for preparing architectural or engineering drafts or documents, or for preparing maps, graphs, poster, charts, art work, or uses approved by the Director of the Division of Support Operations. This section does not prohibit the purchase or use of fan-fold paper designed for use in computer peripheral devices."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 88, Title 29, of the Delaware Code by adding a new Section 8807A to read as follows:

"§8807A. Procurement limitations

The Division of Purchasing shall not procure or purchase printed matter, forms, bond paper, or pads larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches unless such printed matter, forms, bond paper, or pads are perforated or otherwise designed to produce finished printed matter or forms not larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches.

The Division of Purchasing shall not procure or purchase vertical file cabinets designed to hold completed documents larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches.

Each agency may use its existing supply of printed matter, forms, bond paper and pads until the supply is exhausted and each agency may use its existing vertical file cabinets for so long as such cabinets remain serviceable.

(e) This section shall not prohibit the purchase or use of printed matter or forms larger than eight and one-half inches by eleven inches, if the printed matter or forms are to be used to maintain accounting or bookkeeping records, for preparing architectural or engineering drafts or documents, or for preparing maps, graphs, posters, charts, or art work, or if the printed matter of forms are authorized by the Chief of the Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. This section does not prohibit the purchase or use of fan-fold paper designed for use in computer peripheral devices."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective January 1, 1985.

Approved July 18, 1984,