Delaware bill to make underage drinking a civil offense heads to governor's desk

DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- Lawmakers in Delaware have given final approval to a bill that makes underage drinking a civil offense instead of a crime.

It now heads to Governor John Carney's desk.

The State Senate unanimously passed the measure on Sunday.

The bill carries an amendment, making the first two offenses a 'non-crime.'

Driver's licenses will also no longer be revoked for a first offense. Instead, a first offense comes with a $100 fine.
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