CHAPTER 193 - REGULATIONS CONCERNING USE OF INSIGNIA

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 100 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, PROHIBITING THE UNLAWFUL USE OR DISPLAY OF THE INSIGNIA OF CERTAIN VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 100, Article 14, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing 3943, Section 48, of Article 14, Chapter 100, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, and inserting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as 3943, Section 48, of Article 14, as follows:

3943. Section 48. Insignias of Certain Veterans' Organizations Protected; Violation a Misdemeanor; Penalty:--It shall be unlawful for any person or persons not a member or members of the Grand Army of the Republic, The Union Veteran Legion, The United Spanish War Veterans, The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, 40 et 8, 8 et 40, or any other service or ex-service unit, auxiliary, or organization to wear, use, exhibit, or display any badge, button, or other insignia of any of the said organizations, with intent to make it appear that he is a member of any of the said organizations or entitled to any of the benefits or advantages resulting from membership therein; and any person or persons violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding Twenty ($20.00) Dollars for each and every such offense, and in lieu of a payment of such fine shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten days.

Approved April 16, 1937.