SENATE BILL NO. 179
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS; AND PROVIDING FOR A VOLUNTARY FINE ASSESSMENT PLAN
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Chapter 9, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section, designated as §915, which new section shall read as follows:
"§915. Licensees Pleading Guilty; Voluntary Fines; Limitation
The Commission is authorized to create a 'Voluntary Fine Assessment Plan,' with fines not to exceed $500, available to any licensee who pleads guilty to any violation of the Commission Rules or the provisions of this Title; provided, however, that the plan shall not apply to violations involving any of the criminal offenses set forth in Chapter 9 of this Title. Where a licensee chooses to pay a voluntary fine under the plan, such licensee shall have waived his right to and shall forego a formal hearing before the Commission, and shall be deemed to have waived any right to appeal relating to the offense(s). The Plan shall be administered by the Executive Secretary or by such other persons as shall be designated by the Commission. The plan shall be published as a Commission rule."
Approved July 11, 1989.