CHAPTER 501

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 439

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ISSUING A BAD CHECK.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELA WARE:

Section 1. Amend § 900, Title 11, Delaware Code by designating existing § 900 as § 900(a) and inserting as new § 900(b) the following:

"(b) The failure of any business or other commercial entity, prior to the completion of a transaction (other than a transaction by mail) for which a check is accepted in person by the payee as consideration for goods or services provided by the payee, to (I) request and inspect the person's valid driver's license or other photo identification curd, which lists the person's name, address, date of birth and approximate height and weight, to validate the identify of the person presenting the cheek; and (2) record on the check being presented, the person's name, driver's license number, if such person has a driver's license, date of birth, and address, may result in the refusal of a law enforcement agency to investigate violations of subsection (a) of this section."

Approved July 12, 1996