CHAPTER 707

SENATE BILL NO. 735

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO BAR PAROLES FOR PRISONERS WHO ESCAPE OR ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE OR AID OR ABET ESCAPE OR ATTEMPTS TO ESCAPE.

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

Section 1. Amend §4347, Chapter 43, Title 11, of the Delaware Code by adding at the end of subsection (d) the following:

"No parole shall be issued to any prisoner who has been convicted in a court of law and sentenced for committing or attempting to commit the offense of 'escape after conviction' as set forth in §1253, Chapter 5, Subchapter VI, Subpart E, Title 11 of the Delaware Code until such time as that prisoner has served the amount of time equivalent to and commensurate with that imposed in the sentence set forth by the court for said escape or attempt to escape.

"No parole shall be issued to any prisoner who has been convicted in a court of law and sentenced for committing or attempting to commit the offense of 'escape after conviction' as set forth in §1253, Chapter 5, Subchapter VI, Subpart E, Title 11 of the Delaware Code until such time as that prisoner has served the amount of time equivalent to and commensurate with that imposed in the sentence set forth by the court for said escape or attempt to escape.

No parole shall be issued to any prisoner who has been convicted and sentenced in a court of law for the offense of "Conspiracy in the Second Degree" as defined in §512, Chapter 5, Subchapter 1, Title 11 of the Delaware Code with respect to directly and actively aiding or abetting an escape as defined in §1253, Chapter 5, Subchapter VI, Subpart E, Title 11 of the Delaware Code until such time as an equivalent amount of time commensurate with that which has been imposed under the sentence set forth by the court for said conspiracy has been served."