CHAPTER 109

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 99

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. I

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 4, Section 709 of the Delaware Code by adding a new sentence to the end of the existing subsection (b) to read as follows:

"The closing hours may be made earlier in any municipality having a population of 50,000 or more persons, by ordinance of the municipal corporation, provided, however, that such ordinance be consistent with the Delaware State and Federal Constitutions as well as treat all businesses fairly."

Approved June 30, 1997