HOUSE BILL NO. 202
AN ACT TO AMEND SUBPART D, SUBCHAPTER III, CHAPTER 5, PART I, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, BY MAKING IT A FELONY TO STEAL, TAKE AND CARRY AWAY CERTAIN ANIMALS, AND PRESCRIBING A PENALTY THEREFOR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Amend Subpart D, Subchapter III, Chapter 5, Part I, Title 11, Delaware Code, by adding a new section thereto to read as follows:
§ 859. Larceny of livestock; penalty
(a) Whoever feloniously steals, takes and carries away any cow, steer, bull, calf, heifer, or swine, is guilty of larceny and a felony, and shall be imprisoned not less than 6 months nor more than 1 year and fined as the Court in its discretion may prescribe.
(b) The minimum sentence of imprisonment required by subsection (a) of this section shall not be subject to suspension and no person convicted under this section shall be eligible for probation or parole during the first 6 months of his sentence."
Approved May 29,1973.