House Bill 281

150th General Assembly (Present)

Bill Progress

Senate Transportation 1/28/20
Awaiting consideration in Committee

Bill Details

1/10/20
Sen. Ennis, Pettyjohn
Rep. Smyk
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS.
This bill increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police from $500 to $2,000. This bill also increases the minimum amount of property damage requiring police agencies to investigate from $1,000 to $2,000. This increase makes Delaware more consistent with other states and reflects the Legislature’s intention in 1997 to increase the amount annually by $100.
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