CHAPTER 558

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 663

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TAPROOMS AND TAVERNS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 904(d), Title 4 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase "Except as provided in subsection In) hereafter," before to the word "Whoever" appearing at the beginning of said subsection.

Section 2. Amend Section 904(e), Title 4 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase "Except as provided in subsection In) hereafter," before the word "Whoever" appearing at the beginning of said subsection.

Section 3. Amend Section 904, Title 4 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection as follows:

"(n) Nothing in this section shall prohibit or prevent persons under the age of 21 years from entering or remaining in a premises licensed as a tavern or taproom for the purpose of a social event, including, but not limited to, events exclusively for persons under the age of 21 years, provided that the premises licensed as a taproom or tavern is closed for business (including any Sunday); and, provided further, that during any such social event no alcoholic liquor shall be sold, furnished or given to any person at any time before, during or after the social event. All alcoholic liquor must be either removed from the licensed premises or placed under lock and key at all times during the social event and any time before or after the social event when persons under the age of 21 years are present on the licensed premises."

Approved July 18, 1996