CHAPTER 339

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 261

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF HEAVY MOTOR VEHICLES.

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

Section 1. Amend §2105(h), Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by striking that

subsection in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Chapter, a vehicle registered at a gross weight of 26,000 pounds or greater whose manufacturer cannot provide the documentation required to meet the provision of subsection (d) of this section within the time frame prescribed by subsection (a) of this section and any vehicle registered as a farm truck pursuant to §2113 and §215I(8) of this title, shall be exempt from the provisions of this section until December 31, 2000."

Section 2. Amend §2105(i), Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by striking said

subsection in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Chapter, effective January I, 2001 and extending through December 31, 2005, the registered weight for any vehicle registered at a gross weight of 26,000 pounds or greater whose manufacturer cannot provide the documentation required to meet the provision of subsection (d) of this section within the time frame prescribed by subsection (a) of this section and farm trucks applying for a registration renewal shall not exceed the Ibllowing:

(1) 2 axle truck = 36,000 pounds

(2) 3 axle truck := 65,000 pounds; provided however, that in the case of a farm truck,
it shall also be lawful to operate such a vehicle containing agricultural products when the gross weight, including the vehicle and load, does not exceed 70,000 pounds; provided further that a fee 019;100 per vehicle be levied for the use of this extra weight capacity."

Section 3. Amend §2105(j), Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by striking said

subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof:

"Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Chapter effective January I, 2006, 1111 motor vehicles registered at a gross weight of 26,000 pounds or greater, excluding those vehicles named in subsection (k) of this section, shall be registered in compliance with subsections (a) - (g) of this section."

Approved May 17, 1996