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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 273

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS ON THANKSGIVING DAY.

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

Section 1. Amend subsection (e), Section 717, Chapter 7, Title 4, Delaware Code, by striking the letter 'A' after the. numerals '717', as the same appear in line 4 of said subsection (e), and inserting in lieu thereof the letter `13'.

Section 2. Amend Section 717A, Chapter 7, Title 4, Delaware aide, by striking the words "and on Thanksgiving Day,", wherever the same appear in said section.

Section 3. Amend Chapter 7, Title 4, Delaware Code, by adding a new section thereto to read as follows:

§717B. Thanksgiving Day sales; definition

(a) Any holder of a license for the sale of alcoholic liquor in a hotel, restaurant or club may sell alcoholic liquors on Thanksgiving Day between the hours of 1 o'clock in the afternoon and 9 o'clock in the evening for the consumption on the premises where served and in a room where meals are customarily served by the licensee.

(b) Any holder of a license to sell alcoholic liquors in the passenger cars of a railroad may sell alcoholic liquors on Thanksgiving Day, with meals, only in the dining car or cars between the hours of 1 o'clock in the afternoon and 9 o'clock in the evening.

(c) For the purpose of this section — "restaurant", "hotel" and "club" means a licensed premises where meals are served at regular hours on a daily basis from menus, and where alcoholic

liquors are served merely as an accommodation to those consuming food, or as a supplement to meals, and not as the principal activity in the premises.

Approved June 25, 1971.