CHAPTER 61

MOTOR VEHICLES - PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS.

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

Section 1. That 5680. Sec. 142 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of said Section and substituting therefor the following:

5680. Sec. 142. Penalty for Violations of Provisions of Sections 83 to 103 Inclusive, 105, 106, 107 (b), 108, 110, 114 to 117 Inclusive, 119 to 123 Inclusive, 132, 133, 138 and 139:--Every person convicted of a misdemeanor for a violation of any of the provisions of Sections 83 to 103 inclusive, 105, 106, 107 (b), 108, 110, 114 to 117 inclusive, 119 to 123 inclusive, 132, 133, 138 and 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 both such fine and imprisonment; provided, however, that all second offenses under Sections 83 to 103 inclusive, 105, 106, and 117, before being punishable as such shall have been committed within twelve (12) months after the commission of the first offense.

Approved March 17, 1947.