CHAPTER 360

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 354

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO, 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DEFAULTS ON CASH BAIL BONDS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 21, Title 11, of the Delaware Code, by adding a new section to be designated as §2115 to read as follows:

§2115. Forfeiture and default of cash bail bonds

(a) If the accused shall fail to appear as required by any Court, except the Municipal Court of the City of Wilmington or the House Sergeant of the Wilmington City Police, while under a cash bond, and the court pursuant to this chapter or Court Rule finds the accused in default and forfeits the cash bond, the proceeds shall be forwarded to the State Treasurer of the State of Delaware and deposited in the General Fund.

(b) All funds held by the State in any depository derived from forfeiture or default of cash bonds from any court, except the Municipal Court of the City of Wilmington or the House Sergeant of the Wilmington City Police, shall immediately be forwarded to the State Treasurer and deposited in the General Fund.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective upon the Governor's signature.

Approved June 11, 1974.