CHAPTER 118

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 81

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

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 70, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, PROHIBITING THE STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES IN CERTAIN AREAS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 70, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by striking existing §7003 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§7003. Storage of Explosives; prohibition

It shall be unlawful for any person to store explosive materials within a residential district as zoned by the local zoning authority. 'Explosive materials' shall have the same definition as set forth in Chapter 71 of this Title." This section shall not apply to the storage of explosive materials that fall within the scope of 16, Del.C. 7101.

Section 2. Amend Chapter 70, Title 16 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section designated as §7004, which new section shall read as follows:

"§7004. Penalties

Whoever fails to comply with or violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both."

Approved July 11, 1983