HOUSE BILL NO. 77
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION AND POSTING OF WARNING SIGNS.
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 Section 903, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by striking the comma at the end of subsection (15) and substituting in lieu thereof the following: "; or".
Section 2. Further Amend Section 903, Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection "(10" to read as follows:
'(16) Being the holder of a license to sell alcoholic liquor, falls to post in a conspicuous place a sign which clearly reads, 'According to the Surgeon General women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects.'"
Section 3. Amend Section 304 of Title 4 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection (17) as follows:
"(17) Provide such warning signs as may be required by Section 903 (16) of this Title and distribute such signs to license holders and promulgate regulations with respect to the posting of said signs. A nominal fee may be charged by the Commission to cover printing, handling and distribution costs."
Section 4. Section 3 of this Act shall become effective upon enactment into law. Sections 1 and 2 shall become effective January 1, 1990."
Approved May 23, 1989