CHAPTER 33

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 52

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 21, OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VEHICLE WINDSHIELDS, FRONT SIDE WINDOWS AND SIDE WINGS.

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 43, Title 21, of the Delaware Code, by deleting Sections 4313 and 4314 in their entirety and inserting a new Section 4313 which shall read as follows:

"§4313. Altering Windshield, Front Side Windows, and Side Wings

(a) No person shall operate any motor vehicle on any public highway, road, or street with the front windshield, the side windows to the immediate right and left of the driver, and/or side wings forward of and to the left and right of the driver that do not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 205 in effect at the time of its manufacture.

(b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit the use of any products or materials along the top edge of the windshield so long as such products or materials are transparent and do not encroach upon the AS-1 portion of the windshield as provided by PMVSS 205 and PMVSS 128."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective 30 days after its enactment into law.

Approved May 20,1983.