CHAPTER 253 - ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, WINES AND BEER

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 176 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, IN REFERENCE TO OFFENSES AND PENALITIES.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 176 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of 6174. Section 45 (q) the following, to be known as 6174. Section 45 (r):

Any person under the age of twenty-one years who knowingly makes false statement to any person engaged in the sale of wine or alcoholic liquor for the purpose of obtaining the same and to the effect that he or she is twenty-one years of age or older, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, in addition to the payment of costs, pay a fine of not more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00), and on failure to pay such fine and costs shall be imprisoned for not less than five days nor more than thirty days.

Section 2. That Chapter 176 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of 6174. Section 45 (r) the following to be known as 6174. Section 45 (s):

Any person or persons who purchase, buy or give wine or alcoholic liquor for or to a person or persons under the age of twenty-one years shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, shall upon conviction, and in addition to the payment of costs, pay a fine of not more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), and on failure to pay such fine shall be imprisoned for not less than five days, nor more than thirty days.

Approved April 29, 1937.