PENALTIES FOR OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "MOTOR VEHICLES" IN REGARD TO PENALTIES FOR OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR OR NARCOTICS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. § 4111 (a), Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:
§ 4111. Operation of vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or narcotics
(a) Whoever operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of any drug shall be fined, for the first offense, not less than $200 nor more than $1,000, or imprisoned not less than 60 days nor more than 6 months, or both. For each subsequent like offense, he shall be fined not less than $500 nor more than $2,000, and imprisoned not less than 60 days nor more than 18 months. A suspended sentence shall not be granted those convicted for a second offense under this section.
Approved February 29, 1956.