CHAPTER 354

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 17, SECTION 518, DELAWARE CODE SO AS TO INCREASE LITTER PENALTIES.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 17, §518, Delaware Code, by striking subsection (b) in its entirety including the last paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof a news subsection to read as follows:

(b) Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished as follows:

the court shall order the defendant within a specified period of time to clean up that section of the public highway or property within 100 feet of said public highway where the defendant has thrown, deposited or placed trash, rubbish or garbage, except that if the defendant refuses to do so, or if such is not possible or feasible, or if the defendant fails to do so to the satisfaction of the court he shall be fined not less than $250 nor more than $500 for each violation and there shall be no suspension of the fine as provided herein.

Section 2. Amend Title 17, Section 518, Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection (c) to read as follows:

(c) Each day that any violation is continued shall be deemed a separate offense and violation of the provisions of this section.

Approved April 9, 1970.