HOUSE BILL NO. 178
AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, PART I, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO POSSESSION OF A DEADLY WEAPON DURING THE COMMISSION OF A FELONY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. Amend § 1447, Chapter 5, Part I, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by re-designating present subsection (c) as new subsection (d), and by redesignating each subsecquent subsection accordingly.
Section 2. Amend §1447, Chapter 5, Part I, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (c), which new subsection shall read as follows:
"(c) Any sentence imposed upon conviction for possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony shall not run concurrently with any other sentence. In any instance where a person is convicted of a felony, together with a conviction for the possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of such felony, such person shall serve the sentence for the felony itself before beginning the sentence imposed for possession of a deadly weapon during such felony."
Approved January 31,1976