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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, CHAPTER 31, TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS ON RESIDENT OWNERS OR OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT IN THIS STATE WHERE SUCH RESIDENT DEPARTS FROM THIS STATE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ACCIDENT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Title 10, Delaware Code, Chapter 31, is amended by adding a new section to be known as § 3113 as follows:

§ 3113. Service of Process on Resident Owner and Operator of Motor Vehicles who Depart from the State After an Accident

The provisions of Section 3112 of this Chapter shall also apply to a resident who departs from the State subsequent to the accident or collision and remains absent therefrom for thirty days continuously; whether such absence is intended to be temporary or permanent, and to any executor or administrator of such resident.

Approved April 14, 1964.