CHAPTER 384

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 551

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION APPLICATION PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §541(b), Subchapter III, Chapter 5, Title 4, Delaware Code, by striking the first sentence thereof in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"If the Commission has determined to grant an application and a protest against the issuance of the license, signed by at least 10 residents of the neighborhood, where the license is to operate, has been filed with the Commission within 30 days from the date the first notice of intent was caused to be published by the applicant in a newspaper as set forth in this Chapter, then a hearing shall be held to consider the application and protest."

Approved July 8, 1998