CHAPTER 371

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 561

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, PART III, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS, AND PROHIBITING THE SALE OF CERTAIN ILLEGAL MUFFLERS.

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. Amend §4311, Chapter 43, Part III, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (c), which shall read as follows:

"(c) It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale any muffler without interior baffle plates or other effective muffling devices or to sell or offer for sale any 'gutted muffler', 'muffler cut-out', or 'straight exhaust'."

Section 2. No person shall be prosecuted for a violation of the provisions of this Act for a period of ninety (90) days after its effective date.

Approved June 17, 1974.