CHAPTER 257 – MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND 5680 SECTION 142 OF CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES BY PROVIDING PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 108 OF SAID CHAPTER.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing 5680 Section 142 thereof and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

5680 Sec. 142. Penalty For Violations of Provisions of Sections 82 to 106 Inclusive and 108, 110, and 114 to 117 Inclusive, and 119 to 123 Inclusive, and 132, 133 and 138 and 139:— Every person convicted of a misdemeanor for a violation of any of the provisions of Sections 83 to 106 inclusive, or 108, or 110, or 114 to 117 inclusive, or 119 to 123 inclusive, and 132, 133, 138 or 139, of this Chapter shall be punished for the first offense by a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days, nor more than thirty (30) days, or both such fine and imprisonment and for each subsequent like offense shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), or by imprisonment for not less than fifteen (15) days nor more than thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided, however, that all second offenses under Sections 83 to 106 inclusive, and that all second or subsequent offenses under Section 117, as amended, shall, before being punishable as such, have been committed within twelve (12) months after the commission of the first offense.

Approved March 19, 1941.