HOUSE BILL NO. 396
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 21, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
"Section 1. Amend §4307, Chapter 43, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
§4307. Warning Devices for Emergency Vehicles
(a) Every police, fire department and fire patrol vehicle and every ambulance used for emergency calls, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, shall be equipped with a bell, siren or exhaust whistle.
(b) A vehicle used by a fire chief, deputy chief, assistant fire chief, chief fire engineer or fire policeman of a duly organized fire department, which is not owned by or the property of the fire department, shall not be equipped with such warning devices."
Section 2. Amend §4356 (b), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase "or City of Wilmington Bureau of Fire vehicle" after the phrase "police vehicle" in said subsection.
Approved July 12,1979