CHAPTER 559

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 572

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, CIDER. AND TAXES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE 01 DELAWARE (three-fifths of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend § 101(2), Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by striking the number "4" each time it appears therein, substituting the number ''5" in place thereof in each instance.

Section 2. Amend § 101(2). Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "and beer" as they appear therein, and by inserting in place thereof the text: "beer, and alcoholic cider".

Section 3. Amend § 101(2). Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words or beer" as they appear therein, and by inserting in place thereof the text: "beer, or alcoholic cider"

Section 4. Amend § 101, Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by inserting a new subsection and redesignating the subsequent remaining subsections. The new subsection shall read:

"(8) Without regard to its usual meaning, and by way of limitation, 'Alcoholic Cider' means any fermented beverage made from apples, containing more than one half of I percent but not more than seven percent or ethyl alcohol by volume. For purposes of this Title, alcoholic cider shall he treated as within the definition of 'Wine' unless the specific language of a particular section indicates a contrary intent."

Section 5. Amend § 581(a), title 4 of the Delaware Code, by inserting a news paragraph and redesignating the subsequent remaining paragraphs. The new paragraph shall read:

"(2) For each gallon of alcoholic cider. $0.16:"

Section 6. Amend § 581(h). Title 4 of the Delaware Code, by inserting new text, after "sacramental wines" and before ", 97 cents-. to read:

"or alcoholic cider".

Approved July 18, 1996