CHAPTER 118

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 181

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO 2 AND HOUSE AMENDMENT 1

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER II, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE BY MAIL OF A PERSON'S INTENTION TO APPLY FOR A LICENSE.

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

Section 1. Amend §524, Subchapter II, Chapter 5, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "Publication" as the same appears in the Title of said section, and substituting the word "Notice" in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend §524, Subchapter II, Chapter 5, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by re-designating all of the present section as new subsection (a); and by adding to said section a new subsection which shall read as follows:

"(b) In addition to the notice by publication set forth in subsection (a), each person who intends to apply for a license under this Title shall give notice by mail of his intent to apply, together with the substance of the application and type of license sought, to all property owners within two hundred feet of the location of the premises to which the license is to apply. Said notice shall be by certified mail, return receipt requested, and each letter sent by the prospective applicant shall be mailed at least five days prior to the date that the application Is filed with the Commission."

Approved July 17, 1989.