CHAPTER 227

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 429

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 69, TITLE 16, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 6903 (a), Title 16, Delaware Code, by striking the words "State Highway Department" as they appear therein and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Department of Public Safety".

Section 2. Amend Section 6903 (c), Title 16, Delaware Code, by striking the figure "$3,500" as it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the figure "$5,000".

Section 3. Amend Section 6903 (d), Title 16, Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 6903 (d) to read as follows:

(d) If the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety is satisfied that the holding of the display is supervised by a competent and experienced person, and that the display will not be a detriment to the community or area in which the display is held, he may grant a permit for the display. The place of storage of fireworks prior to the display shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Department of Public Safety.

Section 4. Amend Section 6904, Title 16, Delaware Code, by striking the words "State Highway Department" as they appear therein and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Department of Public Safety".

Section 5. This Act shall become effective August 1, 1971.

Approved July 5, 1971.