GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING THE POLICE - TELEPHONE PARTY LINES
AN ACT to amend Chapter 100 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware relating to telephone party lines.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 100 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of 3596, Sec. 161. of said Chapter, and by inserting in lieu thereof a new section, to be styled, 3596, Sec. 161, as follows:
3596, Sec. 161. NUMBER ON EACH LINE LIMITED; VIOLATION A MISDEMEANOR; PENALTY: It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, corporation or corporations, operating, controlling or owning any telephone lines within this State, known as party lines, and for which the regular charge for separate telephones is at the rate of twenty dollars or more per year, to have more than eight telephones upon any one line.
Any person, or persons, corporation or corporations, violating the provisions of this Section, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined a sum not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offence.
Approved March 17, A. D. 1921.