CHAPTER 239

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 447

AN ACT TO AMEND VOLUME 59, LAWS OF DELAWARE, CHAPTER 225, BY EXTENDING ITS EXPIRATION DATE AND CONFERRING JURISDICTION OVER MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS UPON THE JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

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

Section 1. Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 225, is amended by adding new subsections "(H), (I), and (J)" to section 1 thereof to read as follow:

"(H) The provisions of Section 3129 of this title shall not be applicable to any state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the provisions of this section.

(I) All action, orders, rules and regulations promulgated by the Governor pursuant to the powers granted herein shall be reasonably calculated to effectively avoid, control, minimize, alleviate or eliminate the adverse effects of the disaster or emergency.

(J) Justices of the Peace shall have jurisdiction over violations of orders, rules and regulations issued pursuant hereto and affecting Title 21 of the Delaware Code Annotated."

Section 2. Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Chapter 225, is amended by striking Section 4 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new Section 4 to read as follows:

"Section 4. This Act along with all orders, rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this Act, shall expire April 30, 1974. Any order, rule or regulation previously issued by the Governor pursuant to this Act, whether by Executive Order or Proclamation, is not affected or modified hereby and shall remain in full force and effect."

Approved January 30, 1974.