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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 737

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, SECTION 1906 RELATING TO POWERS OF POLICE OFFICERS TO ARREST FOR SHOPLIFTING WHEN SUCH AN ARREST IS FOR A MISDEMEANOR.

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

Section 1. Title 11, Delaware Code, Section 1906 Is amended by striking the period at the end of subpart (2) of subsection (a) thereof and inserting thereof ";or" and by adding a new subpart (3) to read as follows:

"(3) out of his presence and within the State for the crime of shoplifting and the arrest is based upon personal investigation at the scene of arrest and where a store employee is present who has observed the activity of the person to be arrested and that person is still present."

Approved June 20, 1972.