CHAPTER 121

MOTOR VEHICLES RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OP LICENSES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OF LICENSES.

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

Section 1. That 5606. Sec. 68 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is amended by repealing all of the paragraph designated as (d) and substituting therefor the following sub-paragraph designated as (d) as follows:

(d) The Department shall not suspend a license for a period of more than one year, and upon suspending or revoking any license shall require that such license so suspended or revoked be surrendered to the Department to be retained by it, except that at the end of a period of suspension, the license so surrendered shall be returned to the licensee.

Section 2. That 5606. Sec. 68 be and the same is further amended by adding at the end thereof a sub-paragraph designated (e) as follows:

(e) The Department, upon receiving a record of the conviction of any person upon a charge of operating a motor vehicle while the license of such person is suspended or revoked, shall immediately extend the period of such first suspension or revocation for an additional like period.

Approved April 2, 1947.