CHAPTER 249

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 557

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 SECTION 4402 RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES AND PRIVATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY.

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

Section 1. Amend §4402, Title 21, Delaware Code by adding a new subsection "(h)" as follows:

"In the event that a vehicle is abandoned or parked within a private right-of-way, alleyway, or easement in such a manner as to impede the flow of traffic, at the complaint of any property owner or occupant or other person with a right-of-passage across the private right-of-way, alleyway or easement, such vehicle may be caused to be removed by the State Police, County Police or Municipal Police, as the case may be, in the manner provided in this chapter, except that the posting required in subsection b of this section may be omitted and that the provisions of this Chapter shall be applied to said parked vehicle as if it were an abandoned vehicle."

Approved June 27, 1990.