CHAPTER 451

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 604

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 4, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO RECIPROCITY AGREEMENTS FOR DRIVERS' LICENSES.

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

Section 1. Amend §401, Title 21, Delaware Code,

by designating the existing paragraph as paragraph (a).

Section 2. Further amend §401, Title 21, Delaware

Code, by adding the following new paragraph to be designated as paragraph (b):

"(b) The Secretary of Public Safety may enter into an agreement or arrangement with the duly authorized representatives of another jurisdiction, granting to licensed drivers who are properly licensed in such jurisdictions and for which evidence of compliance is supplied, benefits, privileges and exemptions of a similar kind or to a similar degree as are extended to drivers properly licensed in this State.

Each such agreement or arrangement shall, in the judgment of the Secretary of Public Safety, be in the best interest of this State and the citizens thereof and all of the same shall be determined on the basis and recognition of the benefits which accrue to the economy of this State from the uninterrupted flow of commerce."

Section 3. Amend §404, Title 21, Delaware Code,

by inserting the words "or licensed drivers" after the words "properly registered or licensed" and before the words "in such other jurisdiction".

Section 4. Amend §407, Title 21, Delaware Code,

by inserting the words "or a driver" after the words "to a vehicle" and before the words "which is in violation".

Section 5. Amend §409, Title 21, Delaware Code,

by inserting the words "or driver" after the words "All reciprocity registration" and before the words "agreements, arrangements".

Section 6. Further amend §409, Title 21, Delaware

Code, by inserting the words "or drivers" after the words "relating to vehicles" and before the words "in force".

Approved June 10, 1976