AN ACT to amend Section 1 of Chapter 90, of Vol. 14, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act concerning corporations."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION 1. That Section I of Chapter 90, Vol. 14, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby is* amended by striking out the words "chartered by act of the General Assembly of" in the first and second lines of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following words "doing business in"
Passed at Dover, April 25th, 1889.
OF OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY.
AN ACT to prevent the illegitimate use of the insignia of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, as follows:
SECTION I. That it shall be unlawful for any person, not a member of the Grand Army of the Republic within this State, to wear, use or display any badge, button, or other insignia of the said Order, with intent to make it appear that he is a member of said Order, or entitled to any of the benefits or advantages resulting from membership therein; and any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof by indictment shall be subject to a fine not exceeding twenty dollars for every such offence.
Passed at Dover, March 13, 1889.
OF OFFENCES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY.
AN ACT to guard against accidents at public highway crossings of railroads.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, as
SECTION I. That it shall be and is hereby made the duty of every corporation operating any line of railroad within this State, to cause the approach of its locomotive engines to every public highway, crossing such line of railroad at grade, to be signaled by sounding two long blasts followed by two short blasts of the steam whistle on every such locomotive engine at least three hundred yards from such crossing; Provided however, that where two or more public highways cross any such railroad within a distance of four hundred yards, the signal for the crossing first reached shall answer for all And provided further, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to the City of Wilmington, nor to any other crossings than those at grade, nor to any such as now are or may hereafter be guarded by a watchman, or protected by safety gates.
SECTION 2. That if any corporation shall neglect or omit the performance of the duty prescribed and imposed by Section I of this act, the corporation so offending shall forfeit and pay for the first offence the sum of twenty dollars, for the second offence the sum of forty dollars and for every subsequent offence a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, which shall be recoverable in an action of debt before a Justice of the Peace in the name of the State of Delaware, with right of appeal to the Superior Court in every case. All moneys collected under this section shall go into and form part of the revenues of the school fund.
SECTION 3. This act shall go into operation and take effect on the first day of July, A. D. 1889, and immediately on its taking effect, the statute now in force regulating the matter referred to in Section I of this act shall be forthwith repealed and of no effect.
Passed at Dover, March 22, 1889.
OF THE REVENUE OF THE STATE.
AN ACT to Amend Section Three, Chapter Four of the Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware.
SECTION I. That Section Three, Chapter Four of the Revised Statutes of this State, be amended by adding the following thereto.
Provided, That when the fee or tax for the use of the State has been once paid as required by this section, it shall not be again charged for any subsequent copy of any such act or resolution, which the Secretary of State is hereby authorized to issue to any one requesting it on payment of his fees therefor.
Passed at Dover, April 21, 1887.