CHAPTER 452

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 601

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE: (Three-fifths of all members elected to each therein:)

House thereof concurring

Section 1. Amend §122(3), Chapter 1, Title 16 striking existing subparagraph c. in its entirety thereof the following:

"c. Provide for the sanitary protection of all water supplies which are furnished to and used by the public, including the establishment of standards for biological, physical and chemical quality which shall apply to all public water suppliers unless exempted by the Board as being a supplier on a seasonal basis only and not on a year-round basis; and further provide for the fluoridation of such water supplies, excepting, however, such water supplies sold by bottle or similar container. In so providing, no public water supply system shall operate without a duly licensed public water supply operator. The Board shall have the exclusive power to grant or deny any such license and shall adopt regulations setting forth the requirements, including any acceptable performance or an examination for obtaining and retaining any such license; the Board shall assess an annual licensure fee of $50 per operator."

Section 2. This Act shall take effect on February 1, 1995.

Approved July 22, 1994.