CHAPTER 133

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 163

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 16, TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ADULT ENTERTAINMENT ESTABLISHMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §1625, Chapter 16, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by

re-designating all of said section as new subsection (a); by striking the title to said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§1625. Rules— and Prohibitions relating to adult entertainment establishments."

Section 2. Amend §1625, Chapter 16, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (b), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(b) No adult entertainment establishment shall open to do business before 10:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday; and no adult entertainment establishment shall remain open after 10:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No adult entertainment establishment shall be open for business on any Sunday or a legal holiday as designated in §501, Title 1 of the Delaware Code."

Section 3. Amend §1617, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the title to said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§1617. Suspension and Revocation of License"

Section 4. Amend §1617, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (d), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(d) The license for the operation of an adult entertainment

establishment other than a massage establishment may be suspended by the Commission, for a period not to exceed six months, for any violation of this Chapter not otherwise punishable by Subchapter (a) of this section, or §1616 of this Chapter."

Approved July 9, 1991.