CHAPTER 277

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 260

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 6 AND 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AIR BAG SAFETY

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §4903A(b), Title 6 of the Delaware Code by redesignating paragraphs (7) through (9) thereof as paragraphs (8) through (10) respectively and by inserting therein a new paragraph (7) as follows:

“(7) Installing or reinstalling any nonoperative air bag or object in lieu of an operative air bag that was designed in accordance with federal safety regulations for the make, model, and year of the vehicle as part of the vehicle inflatable restraint system;”

Section 2. Amend §4801(a), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by deleting the phrase “Seat Belt Safety Act” and inserting in lieu thereof “Occupant Protection System Safety Act”.

Section 3. Amend §4802(c)(1), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase “or use” after the word “wear” as it appears therein.

Section 4. Amend §4802(c)(2), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase “or has otherwise been exempted from compliance in conformity with federal law” after the word “law” as it appears therein.

Section 5. Amend §4802(e), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the punctuation and phrase “, including an air bag,” after the phrase “occupant protection system”.

Section 6. Amend §4802(f), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the punctuation and phrase “, including air bags,” after the phrase occupant protection systems”.

Section 7. Amend §4802(i), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase “or use” after the word “wear” wherever it appears therein.

Section 8. Amend §4803(b)(1), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase “in conformity with federal law” after the word “inoperable” as it appears therein.

Section 9. Amend §4803(b)(2), Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase “in conformity with federal law” after the word “inoperable” as it appears therein.

Approved June 29, 2004