CHAPTER 83

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 813, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICERS.

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

Section 1. Section 813, Title 11, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

(b) Whoever, with intent to do bodily harm, assaults a duly constituted police officer, prison guard or other law enforcement officer acting in the lawful performance of his duties, while in uniform, or after evidence of authority has been exhibited, or after authority has been specifically declared, thereby causing serious bodily harm, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be fined not less than $500 nor more than $5,000, and shall be imprisoned not less than one year nor more than five years.

Approved May 20, 1969.