CHAPTER 558

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 896

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 67, PART IV, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE POSSESSION OF CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE DOCUMENTS; AND MAKING UNLAWFUL THE POSSESSION OR TRANSFER OF ASSIGNED TITLES, ASSIGNED REGISTRATION CARDS, VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION PLATES, WARRANTY STICKERS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 67, Part IV, Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section, designated as Section 6710, which new section shall read as follows:

§6710. Unlawful possession of assigned titles, assigned registration cards, vehicle identification plates, and Warranty stickers

(a) Motor Vehicle Documents. No person shall have in his possession any assigned certificate of title, registration card, vehicle identification plate or warranty sticker or deliver for sale any assigned certificate of title, registration card, vehicle identification plate or warranty sticker unless such motor vehicle document is accompanied by seventy-five percent (75%) of the vehicle described on the assigned certificate of title, registration card, vehicle identification plate or warranty sticker.

(b) Penalty. Any person found guilty of a violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class E felony as the same is defined in Chapter 42 of Title 11 of this Code and shall be sentenced in accordance therewith.

Approved July 29, 1974.