CHAPTER 403

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 645

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE TO PERMIT MAIL-IN FINES FOR VIOLATIONS ON THE DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §4128, Chapter 41, Title 21, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) Any person arrested for violations of this Chapter shall have the right to appear before the committing Justice of the Peace on or before the date and time set for trial and pay the minimum fine for each such offense or to mail the minimum fine to the committing Justice of the Peace provided that such remittance is mailed at least 2 days before the date set for trial. Court costs shall not be assessed if the fine is paid pursuant to this subsection, any statute or court rule of this State notwithstanding. The court shall mail a receipt indicating the payment of a fine pursuant to this subsection if the person paying such fine makes a written request for a receipt and encloses a self-addressed envelope with postage affixed thereon."