CHAPTER 66

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 145

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PROVIDE THAT APPEALS FROM CONVICTIONS UNDER TITLE 21 OR OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS BE HEARD IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.

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

Section 1. Amend subsection (a), § 708, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "Superior Court" as they appear in the first sentence and substituting in lieu thereof the words "Court of Common Pleas".

Section 2. This amendment to § 708, Title 21 of the Delaware Code shall take effect on September 1, 1997 and shall apply to all appeals filed on or alter that date. Appeals pursuant to § 708(a) pending as of that date shall remain the jurisdiction of the Superior Court. Appeals pursuant to § 708(b) pending as of that date shall remain in the jurisdiction of the Court of Common Pleas.

Approved June 16, 1997