CHAPTER 383

FORMERLY

HOUSE DILL NO. 1029

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER II, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO INTERFERENCE WITH TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES.

Section I. Amend §4112, Title 21, of the Delaware Code by adding to the Section's title the phrase or other street signs" at the end of the present title.

Section 3. Amend §4112, Title 21, of the Delaware Code by adding a sentence at the end of the existing sentence to read as follows:

"Whoever violates this section shall, for the first offense, he fined not less than 550.00 nor more than $200.00, or imprisoned for not more than 10 days, or both. For each subsequent like offense committed within two (2) years, he shall be fined not less than 5100.00 nor more than $400.00, or imprisoned for not more than 30 days, or both. Whoever violates this section shall in addition to any fine or incarceration make restitution to the State of Delaware for actual costs incurred to replace the traffic control device."

Section 2. Amend §4112, Title 21, of the Delaware Code by adding the following phrase "or other type of highway signs erected by the State of Delaware regardless of whether such sign is classified as regulatory or informational."

Approved July 10, 1980.