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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 193

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 20 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF WATER USE RESTRICTIONS EMPLACED PURSUANT TO DECLARED DROUGHT WARNING AND/OR DROUGHT EMERGENCY CONDITIONS.

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 Chapter 31, Title 20, §3132(b) by striking the subsection in its entirety and replacing it with:

"(b) Whoever violates any order, rule, regulation or measure issued or provided for by the Governor pursuant to this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day of violation shall be considered a separate violation. The courts of the justices of the peace shall have jurisdiction of offenses under this section."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 31, Title 20, §3133(e) by striking the subsection in Its entirety and replacing it with:

"(e) Whoever violates any order, rule, regulation or measure issued or provided for by the Governor pursuant to this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day of violation shall be considered a separate violation. The courts of the justices of the peace shall have jurisdiction of offenses under this section."

Approved July 12, 1989.