SENATE BILL NO. 250
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PARKING AREAS DESIGNATED FOR THE HANDICAPPED.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend §4183, Chapter 41, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the catch-line of said section and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"§4183. Parking for Handicapped Persons."
Section 2. Amend §4183, Chapter 41, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by designating the present provisions of said section as subsection (a).
Section 3. Amend §4183, Chapter 41, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection (b) to read as follows:
"(b) It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle other than a vehicle of the handicapped In any area under the control of and designated by the Department of Transportation, local authorities within their respective jurisdictions or owner or lessees of private property as a handicapped parking zone and conspicuously marked as such. For the purpose of this subsection, the term 'vehicle of the handicapped' shall mean a vehicle for which a special plate has been issued pursuant to §2134 of this title or a vehicle eligible for such a special plate as determined by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles and displaying an authorized identification card in the front window of such vehicle. Upon the determination that a vehicle is eligible for a special plate under §2134 and that no such plate has been issued at the request of the handicapped person, the Director shall issue an authorized identification card indicating that the vehicle is a vehicle of the handicapped and bearing the license number of the vehicle to which it was issued."
Approved July 5, 1979.