House Bill 119
152nd General Assembly (Present)
Senate Corrections & Public Safety 6/28/23
Awaiting consideration in Committee
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RULES OF THE ROAD.
Delaware is one of five states that does not have an open container law, which is in direct violation of federal regulations. This Bill bans open containers of alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles and provides a civil penalty for an offense. A violation of this section would not be entered on an individual’s driving record.
Takes effect upon being signed into law