CHAPTER 248

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 140

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 7, Section 709(d), Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(d) For purposes of this section, the following shall be considered holidays: Sundays, except the Sunday before Christmas when Christmas falls on a Monday and the Sunday before New Year's Day when New Year's Day falls on a Monday; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas; and the hours of the day during which the polls are open for voting in any territory where an election is being held, except for the elections specified in subsection (g) of this section.

When the Sunday before Christmas and the Sunday before New Year's Day are not considered holidays, the sale of spirits, wine, and beer may occur only between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.".

Approved July 18, 1995