CHAPTER 420

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 555

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 8, TITLE 22, DELAWARE CODE, TO EXEMPT LARGE MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS FROM THE PROVISIONS DEALING WITH LOCATION OF ADULT ENTERTAINMENT ESTABLISHMENT.

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

Section 1. Amend §837 (a), Chapter 8, Title 22, Delaware Code, by inserting between the words "municipal corporation" and the words "shall be located" the following: with a population of less than 50,000, as enumerated in the most recent federal census",

Section 2. Amend §837 (b), Chapter 8, Title 22, Delaware Code, by inserting between the words "municipal corporation" and the words "may adopt" the following: "with a population of less than 50,000, as enumerated in the most recent federal census".

Section 3. Amend §837, Subchapter VI, Chapter 8, Title 22, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (c) to read as follows:

(c) The governing body of a municipal corporation with a population of 50,000 or more shall set the standards of said municipality with respect to this Section and the location of adult entertainment establishments therein."

Approved July 3, 1986.