CHAPTER 5

RELATING TO NARCOTIC DRUGS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47 OF TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953 RELATING TO NARCOTIC DRUGS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 4722 of Title 16 of the Delaware Code of 1953 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"§ 4722. Whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Chapter shall be imprisoned not less than two (2) nor more than ten (10) years and in addition may be fined not more than Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00). For a second offense, the offender shall be imprisoned not less than five (5) nor more than ten (10) years and in addition may be fined not more than Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00). For a third or subsequent offense, or if the offender shall previously have been convicted two (2) or more times in the aggregate of any violation of the laws of the United States or of this or any other State, Territory or District relating to narcotic drugs or marijuana, the offender shall be imprisoned not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) years and in addition may be fined not more than Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00)."

Approved March 5, 1953.