CHAPTER 25

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 92

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DRIVING PRIVILEGES.

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

Section 1. Amend §2710, Chapter 27, Title 21 Delaware Code by inserting the words over the age of 21" between the words "operator" and "who" as they appear in §2710(a)(2).

Section 2. Amend Section 2710, Chapter 27, Title 21 Delaware Code of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

"(g) Notwithstanding the other requirements of this Chapter, if the applicant is less than 18 years of age and has successfully completed the-required training and examination, the Department may issue a driver's license, The driver's license issued pursuant to this Section, shall, for the first 60 days from the date of issuance, only be valid when the applicant is accompanied by a properly licensed parent or guardian, and when there are no more than two other persons in the vehicle, both of whom are members of the applicant's immediate family. If the parent(s) or guardian(s) is (are) not licensed to operate a motor vehicle, the applicant must be accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 years of age or older. The required 60 day period may be reduced by any period of time during which the applicant has held a temporary instruction permit pursuant to §2710 of this Title."

Approved May 30, 1989.