CHAPTER 307

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 307

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 2 & 3

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ADDITIONAL DISCRETIONARY DISPOSITION FOLLOWING ADJUDICATION OF DELINQUENCY IN THE FAMILY COURT RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES AND INSURANCE.

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

Section 1. Amend §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by adding an additional paragraph to be designated as paragraph (16) to read as follows:

"(16) order the Motor Vehicle Division of the Department of Public Safety after an adjudication of delinquency to:

(i) revoke or suspend the driving privileges or operator's license possessed by a child; or

(ii) postpone a child's eligibility to obtain driving privileges or an operator's license if the child does not possess such privilege or license, in either case for a period not less than three (3) months nor more than two (2) years.

Section 2. Amend §2732, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding an additional subsection (c) to read as follows:

"(c) The Division shall forthwith revoke the license or driving privileges, or both, of any child upon notification by the Family Court of the State of Delaware pursuant to §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code."

"(9) person under the age of 18 and over the age of 16 upon notification by the Family Court of the State of Delaware pursuant to §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code, for one year subsequent to an adjudication of deliquency as provided in §937 (b) (16), Title 10 of the Delaware Code."

Section 4. Amend §3904, Title 18 of the Delaware Code, by adding after the word "revocation" and before the ";" the following:

"except a child who has been revoked or suspended pursuant to §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code."

Section 5. Amend Chapter 39, Title 18 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new section to be designated as §3911 to read as follows:

§3911. Prohibition against premium increase in certain circumstances

No premium may be increased on any contract of casualty insurance based on a named insured or any other operator who either resides in the same household or customarily operates an automobile insured under such policy being revoked or suspended pursuant to §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code.

Section 6. Amend §2733, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection thereto to be designated as subsection (k) to read as follows:

"The Division shall forthwith suspend the license or driving privileges, or both, of any child upon notification by the Family Court of the State of Delaware pursuant to §937, Title 10 of the Delaware Code."

Approved May 6, 1974.