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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 204

AN ACT TO AMEND §5135, CHAPTER 51, TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OFFENSES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Amend §5135, Chapter 51, Title 6 of the Delaware Code by designating as subsection (a) the second paragraph of present §5135, which paragraph begins with the phrase No person shall".

Section 2. Amend §5135, Chapter 51, Title 6 of the Delaware Code by deleting the first paragraph of present §5135 in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof the following, to be designated as subsection (b) of §5135:

"(b) Any person who, by himself or herself or by his or her employee or agent, or as the employee or agent of another person, performs any one of the acts enumerated in paragraphs (1) through (9) of subsection (a) of this section, upon a first conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50.00 nor more than $250.00, or by imprisonment for not more than one month, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and upon any subsequent conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $250.00 nor more than $1000.00, or by imprisonment for not less than 30 days nor more than 180 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment."

Approved July 8, 1993.