CHAPTER 367

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 645

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21. TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR TOWED VEHICLES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Three-fifths of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Section 2154, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new section to read as follows:

"Section 2154. Special Number Plates for Towed Stock Cars and Other Motor Vehicles

An owner of a stock car of the type used for racing may apply to the Department, upon appropriate forms provided by the Department, for a special plate which shall be displayed on the stock car when it is being towed upon the highways.

A person whose business involves towing motor vehicles upon the highways may apply to the Department, upon appropriate forms provided by the Department, for a special plate or plates, which shall be displayed on motor vehicle(s) when being towed upon the highways by such person in the course of his business.

Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall not be displayed on trailers, construction vehicles or vehicles being operated under their own power.

Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall contain the words 'towed vehicle' which shall distinguish them from other plates issued under this chapter.

Special plates issued pursuant to this section shall not be assigned to a particular vehicle and may be used by the applicant on any towed vehicle except those vehicles excluded under subsection (c) of this section.

The fee for each special plate issued pursuant to this section is $10.00.

Each special plate issued pursuant to this section shall expire at midnight on December 31 each year."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective upon its enactment into law. Special plates previously issued pursuant to Section 2154, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware Code stricken by this Act shall be valid until December 31, 1984.

Approved July 17, 1984