CHAPTER 56

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 212

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, CHAPTER 41, OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PROVIDE FOR A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF A CONDITIONAL LICENSE.

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 Chapter 41, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding a new section, to follow §4177D, to read as follows:

"§4177E. Issuance of certain conditional licenses; penalties

(a) In the event of a revocation of a driver's license pursant to §4177B and/or §2742 of this Title, the Department may issue a conditional license during the period of revocation upon application by the applicant upon a form prescribed by the Department and sworn to by the applicant, provided that the applicant sets forth in said application that the revocation of such license has created an extreme hardship, that no prior conditional license has been issued within the preceding twelve (12) months, that there have been no other such prior revocations, and if all other requirements contained in §4177C and/or §2743 of this Title have been satisfactorily complied with.

(b) The Department, upon receiving a record of conviction of any person upon a charge of operating a motor vehicle in violation of the conditions imposed upon said conditional license during the period of such conditional license, shall immediately extend the period of such revocation for an additional like period and shall forthwith direct such person to surrender said conditional license to the Department.

(c) Any person whose driver's license has been revoked and to whom a conditional license has been issued, under the provisions of this Chapter, and who drives any motor vehicle upon the highways of this State contrary to the conditions placed upon such conditional license during the period of such conditional license, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than 525 or more than $200."

Approved June 26, 1981.