CHAPTER 240

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 455

AN ACT TO AMEND THE DELAWARE CODE AND THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION, COMPOSITION AND OPERATION OF THE JUDICIARY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 44 of the Laws of Delaware, Volume 71, Chapter 176, by striking Section 44 in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section 44. All provisions of this Act shall become effective 270 days after enactment into law, or May 1, 1998, whichever occurs later in time, except for Section 4A and lines 17-18 of Section 4 which shall become effective upon enactment into law."

Section 2. Amend § 2702, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection (50) to read as follows:

"(50) All Municipal and County building, housing, health and sanitation Code offenses classified as misdemeanors, under any Municipal and county ordinances."

Section 3. Amend § 709(a), Title 21 of the Delaware Code, by adding the following sentence as the final sentence of subsection (a):

"Notwithstanding any provision of this section and chapter to the contrary, the City of Wilmington may establish the exclusive mail-in fine center for parking summonses issued for designated offenses committed within the boundaries of the City of Wilmington."

Approved February 10, 1998