CHAPTER 67

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6 OF THE REVISED CODE OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE OF 1935 RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES," BEING CHAPTER 14, VOLUME 41, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1937, RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES.

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

Section 1. That Section 5. 195. Sec. 161 of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of the third paragraph under Section 5. 195. Sec. 161. of said Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, relating to Amusement Conductor, Fifty Dollars ($50.00), and substituting in lieu thereof the following five new paragraphs:

Amusement Conductor, Fifty Dollars ($50.00). Amusement Conductor shall include every person engaged in the business of conducting or maintaining, or furnishing on a commission or other basis mechanical devices for the entertainment of the general public for which a charge is made for the use thereof, except that an owner of certain mechanical devices operated automatically by insertion of coin, token or the like, as such, shall not be construed to be an Amusement Conductor, but such owner of any of the following devices embraced within the following terms shall be required to obtain license for the business as defined and the rates prescribed as follows:

(a) Vending Machine Owner embracing every person engaged in the business of owning and operating on his own account or by his agent, or by lease to another from such person or his agent, certain mechanical devices hereinbefore referred to for selling, vending or otherwise distributing goods, wares or merchandise to the public, and shall pay a fee for license at the rate of $1.00 for each vending machine owned and operated; provided, however, that no vending machine owner shall be liable for license under this Section if such owner is licensed as a merchant under the revenue laws of this State.

(c) Music Machine Owner embracing every person engaged in the business of owning and operating either on his own account or by his agent, or by lease to another from such person or his agent, certain mechanical devices hereinbefore referred to for furnishing to the public, music by the playing of records or transcriptions and shall pay a fee for a license at the rate of Ten Dollars ($10.00) for one machine so owned and operated; and $2.00 for each additional machine so owned and operated.

Section 2. That Section 3. 193. Sec. 159. of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing the seventeenth paragraph of Section 3. 193. Sec. 159. relating to Keeper of Livery Stable, Ten Dollars ($10.00).

Section 3. That Section 3. 193. Sec. 159. of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing the thirteenth paragraph of Section 3. 193. Se& 159. relating to Factor, Ten Dollars ($10.00).

Section 4. That Section 5. 195. Sec. 161. of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto the following four paragraphs:

Coat and Towel Supplier, Ten Dollars ($10.00). Coat and Towel Supplier shall include every person actively engaged in or holding himself out to do the business of supplying, furnishing or making available coats, aprons, uniforms or towels, or other like articles and laundering and of otherwise renewing such supplies for profit.

Operator of Purchase Order System, Ten Dollars 010.00). Operator of Purchase Order System shall include every person engaged in or holding himself out to do the business of selling orders for or furnishing or guaranteeing the credit on the account of any person for the purchase of goods, wares or merchandise at any store or other establishment for the profit of such operator, but shall not include persons otherwise herein defined as Finance Acceptor nor any bank, savings bank or other like financial institutions.

Entertainment Agent, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Entertainment Agent shall include every person engaged in or holding himself out to do the business of collecting fees or commissions or other payments for himself or another or others for the exercise by another of the privileges of furnishing musical' entertainment for the general public by the playing by radio, mechanical recording or otherwise similar means of musical compositions.

Floor Show Operator, Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00). Floor Show Operator includes every person engaged in the business of conducting or maintaining or exhibiting in his place of business entertainment of the type commonly known as a floor show by one or more entertainers, paid or otherwise, including members of an orchestra furnishing entertainment by song or other means, excepting the playing of instruments as members of such orchestra, provided further that conduct of the business of Floor Show Operator as defined herein shall not render such person liable for a license as a Showman.

Section 5. That Section 3. 193. Sec. 159. of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the twenty-fifth paragraph of Section 3. 193. Sec. 159. relating to Textile Renovator, Ten Dollars ($10.00) and the twenty-seventh paragraph relating to Warehouseman, Ten Dollars ($10.00).

Section 6. That Section 5. 195. Sec. 161. of Chapter 14, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of said Section 5. 195. Sec. 161. two new paragraphs which shall read as follows:

Textile Renovator, Ten Dollars ($10.00). Textile Renovator shall include every person engaged in the business, other than in a private capacity, of pressing, cleaning, washing, scouring, bleaching, dyeing, or otherwise reconditioning and/or accepting for re- conditioning any article of clothing, or of any woven or knitted fabric of every form and nature, whether the actual reconditioning is done within or without the State of Delaware.

Warehouseman, Ten Dollars (10.00). Warehouseman shall include every person engaged in the business of public storage of tangible personal property, including all services in connection therewith.

Section 7. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency only.

Approved May 2, 1939.