CHAPTER 198

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 128

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENTS NO. 1 AND 2 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER III, CHAPTER 41, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO TOLL EVASION ON THE DELAWARE TURNPIKE; PENALTY; JURISDICTION OF JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section I. Amend Subchapter III, Chapter 41, Title 21, Section 4127, of the Delaware Code, by striking the figure "$10" as the same appears in paragraph (b) of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "$5".

Section 2. Section 4127, Subchapter III, Chapter 41, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following paragraph to said section to read as follows:

(f) Any person arrested under the provisions of this law shall have the right to appear before the committing Justice of the Peace on or before the date and time set for trial and pay the minimum fine for each such offense or to mail the minimum fine to the committing Justice of the Peace provided that such remittance is mailed at least two days before the date set for the trial. Court costs shall not be assessed if the fine is paid pursuant to this subsection, any statute or court rule of this State notwithstanding. The Court shall mail a receipt indicating the payment of a fine pursuant to this subsection if the person paying such fine makes a written request for a receipt and encloses a self-addressed envelope with postage affixed thereon.

Approved July 3, 1971.