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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, BY PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR ANY PERSON DRIVING DURING THE PERIOD OF SUSPENSION OF HIS OPERATOR'S, CHAUFFEUR'S OR TAXI CAB DRIVER'S LICENSE.

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

Section 1. Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by striking § 2746 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new § 2746 to read as follows:

§ 2746. Driving vehicle while license is suspended or revoked; penalty

Any person whose operator's or chauffeur's license has been suspended or revoked, as provided in this chapter, and who drives any motor vehicle upon the highways of this State while such license is suspended or revoked, shall, for the first offense, be imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than six months, and may, in addition, be fined not more than $200. For each subsequent like offense, he shall be imprisoned not less than sixty clays nor more than six months and may, in addition, be fined not more than $200.

Section 2. Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by striking § 2780 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new § 2780 to read as follows:

§ 2780. Driving while license is suspended or revoked; penalty

Any person whose taxi cab driver's license has been suspended or revoked, as provided in this chapter, and who drives any motor vehicle upon the highways of this State while such license is suspended or revoked, shall, for the first offense, be imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than six months and may, in addition, be fined not more than $200. For each like subsequent offense he shall be imprisoned not less than sixty clays nor more than six months, and may, in addition, be fined not more than $200.

Section 3. No offense committed or penalty incurred prior to the date of this act shall be affected by the passage of this act, but sections 2746 and 2780 of Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, in effect as of the date of the commission of any offense thereunder or of the imposition of any penalty thereunder, shall continue in full force and effect as to all such offenses and penalties.

Approved July 5, 1968.