CHAPTER 410

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 574

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER VII, SUBPART E OF TITLE 11 RELATING TO LICENSES TO CARRY CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPONS.

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

Section 1. Amend §1441(a), Title 11 of the Delaware Code by deleting

therefrom subparagraph (4) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subparagraph (4) which shall read as follows:

(3) At the time he files his application he shall pay to the Prothonotary a fee of $34.50 to the Prothonotary issuing the same.

Section 2. Amend §1441(a), Title 11 of the Delaware Code by deleting

therefrom subparagraph (5) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subpagraph (5) which should read as follows:

(4) The license issued upon initial application shall be valid for two years. On or before the date of expiration of such initial license, the licensee without further application may renew the same for the further period of 3 years upon payment to the Prothonotary of a fee of $34.50, and upon filing with said Prothonotary an affidavit setting forth that the carrying of a concealed deadly weapon by the licensee is necessary for the protection of himself or his property, or both, and that he possesses all the requirements for the issuance of a license and may make like renewal every three years thereafter; provided, however, that the Superior Court upon good cause presented to it may inquire into the renewal request and deny the same for good cause shown. No requirements in addition to those specified in this paragraph may be imposed for the renewal of a license."

Section 3. Amend §1441(f) by deleting in its entirety subparagraph (f) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subparagraph (f) which shall reads as follows:

"(f) The Secretary of State shall prepare blank forms of license to carry out the purposes of this section, and shall issue the same as required to the several Prothonotaries of the counties in this State. The Prothonotaries of all the counties shall affix to the license, before lamination, a photographic representation of the licensee."

Approved July 17, 1992.