HOUSE BILL NO. 483
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 20 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Title 20 of the Delaware Code by inserting a new § 179 reading as follows:
"§ 179. Waiver of Late Fees for State-Issued Licenses.
(a) No National Guard member or reservist who is called to active duty outside of the State, pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter, shall be liable for the payment of any late fee for the renewal of a state-issued license if the state-issued license expired while the service member was deployed outside of the State, so long as the service member presents the appropriate National Guard credentials to the State agency responsible for issuing the license, and pays the license renewal fee, within ninety (90) days of the service member’s return to the State or termination of service.
(b) For purposes of this Section only, ‘state-issued license’ includes, but is not limited to, vehicle registrations and driver’s licenses issued pursuant to Title 21, hunting, trapping and fishing licenses issued pursuant to Title 7, and professional licenses issued pursuant to Title 24.".
Approved July 29, 2010