CHAPTER 467

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL. NO. 382

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 25 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MECHANICS' LIENS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 27, Title 25 of the Delaware Code by adding a new §2708 to read as follows:

"§2708. Fringe Benefits

A mechanics' lien may be used to secure payment of any unpaid amounts due under contract from the contractor arising from a subcontractor's labor including payment of fringe benefit items. As used in this Section, the phrase 'fringe benefit items' shall have the same meaning as the phrase 'benefits or wage supplements' defined in 61109(b),Title 19, Delaware Code."

Approved July 8, 1986.