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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 344

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 277, VOLUME 49, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED 'IAN ACT TO RE-INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF LAUREL" TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS, EQUIPMENT ON MOTOR VEHICLES, THE REMOVAL AND DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLES, TO MAKE PROVISION FOR STOLEN, UNAUTHORIZED USE AND DAMAGE TO MOTOR VEHICLES, AND FOR REMOVAL OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM PUBLIC STREETS.

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. Section 30A, Chapter 277, Volume 49, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of said Section 30A the following five paragraphs:

"All reporting of accidents occurring within the corporate limits of the Town of Laurel shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 4201 through 4206, inclusive, Title 21, DeL C. of 1974, as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware except to the extent that such provisions may be altered or supplemented by an ordinance duly passed by the Town Council. The Alderman of the Town of Laurel, duly appointed by the Mayor of the said Town, shall have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to.

Equipment on motor vehicles operated within the corporate limits of the Town of Laurel shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 4302 through 4304, inclusive, Section 4306, Sections 4308 through 4311, inclusive, Sections 4315 through 4318, inclusive, Sections 4331 through 4334, inclusive, Sections 4336 through 4353, inclusive, Sections 4355 through 4358, inclusive, Section 4371 and Section 4372, Title 21, Del. C. of 1974, as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware except to the extent that such provisions may be altered or supplemented by an ordinance duly passed by the Town Council. The Alderman of the Town of Laurel, duly appointed by the Mayor of the said Town, shall have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to.

The removal and disposition of abandoned vehicles within the corporate limits of the Town of Laurel shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 4401 through 4406, inclusive, Sections 4408 through 4413, incisive, and Sections 4412 through 4414, inclusive, Title 21, Del. C. of 1974, as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State orireliWare except to the extent that such provisions may be altered or supplemented by an ordinance duly passed by the Town Council. The Alderman of the Town of Laurel, duly appointed by the Mayor of the said Town, shell have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to.

The theft, unauthorized use and damage to motor vehicles occurring within the corporate limits of the Town of Laurel shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 6701 through 6707, inclusive, Title 21, Del. C. of 1974, as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware except to the extent that such provisions may be altered or supplemented by an ordinance duly passed by the Town Council. The Alderman of the Town of Laurel, duly appointed by the Mayor of the said Town, shall have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to.

The removal of motor vehicles from the public streets within the corporate limits of the Town of Laurel shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 6901 through 6902, inclusive, Title 21, Del. C. of 1974, as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State offfelicr-vare except to the extent that such provisions may be altered or supplemented by an ordinance duly passed by the Town Council. The Alderman of the Town of Laurel, duly appointed by the Mayor of the said Town, shall have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to."

Approved February 11, 1982.