CHAPTER 72

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 158

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 79, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PLUMBING RULES AND REGULATIONS.

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

Section 1. Amend §7906, Chapter 79, Title 16, Delaware Code, by designating the existing Section as subsection (a) and adding thereto a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) This section shall not apply to, and no certificate of registration shall be required of or by:

(1) Any person who installs his own plumbing work, service, or equipment in or about his own home and not for sale or any part for rent, except that such person shall be required to file application for inspection with the proper plumbing inspection authority. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prohibit a person from obtaining free assistance in installing his own plumbing work, service, or equipment in his own home not for sale or any part for rent. Permits for persons permitted to do work pursuant to this section shall be available at the Division of Professional Regulation office in Dover and the Division of Public Health office of the Board of Plumbing Examiners.

(2) Property used exclusively for agricultural purposes is excluded from all provisions of this section except for the necessity to file an application for an inspection certificate with the authorized plumbing inspection authority."

Approved July 6, 1989.