CHAPTER 432

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 845

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, TITLE 5A, DELAWARE CODE ANNOTATED, RELATING TO THE LIABILITY OF PARTIES ON COMMERCIAL PAPER.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 3-401, Article 3, Title 5A, Delaware Code Annotated, by adding the following subsection (3):

"(3) Every merchant who requires a fingerprint, in addition to the signature, as a condition precedent for accepting an instrument in payment for goods or services shall prominently display at least one conspicuous notice under the heading 'NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS' designed to inform the patrons of such a requirement."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective thirty (30) days after it is signed into law by the Governor.

Approved July 9, 1974.