UPDATED: General Assembly Approves Boost in Fines in Handicap Parking Areas

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State lawmakers have passed Senate Bill 28 Рwhich will increase the penalties for parking in an area designated for a vehicle being used by an individual with a disability. For a first offense the monetary penalty will increase from $100 to $200. For a subsequent offense, this the monetary penalty would increase from $200 to $300.  This measure also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.

UPDATED:  Governor Carney signed the measure on Friday.