CHAPTER 61

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL 151

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE RELATED OFFENSES.

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

Section 1. Amend §6705, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by redesignating existing subsection (g) of §6705 as subsection (h) and inserting the following as the new subsection (g) of §6705.

No person, unless duly authorized by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles or an agent of the Director, shall remove or alter a license/registration plate from any motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer, or part thereof, or have in possession any motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer, or part thereof, where the license/registration has been removed without first obtaining permission, in writing from the said Director."

Section 2. Amend §6705, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding to the newly designated subsection (h) of §6705 the following sentence:

"In addition to any fine levied for conviction of theft under this section, the defendant shall be ordered to pay restitution to the victim of the theft."

Approved June 16, 1997