CHAPTER 363

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 938

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 & 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 65, PART IV, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION; AND LIMITING THE FURLOUGH AND WORK RELEASE PRIVILEGES OF CERTAIN PRISONERS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §6533, Chapter 65, Part IV, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (d), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or Title to the contrary, no person serving a sentence imposed for a Class A felony shall be permitted outside employment or work released under this section, until such person is within six months from the date of his release from custody, as determined by the Department."

Section 2. Amend §6538, Chapter 65, Part IV, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection, designated as subsection (d), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(d) Notwithstanding any provision of this section or Title to the contrary, no person serving a sentence imposed for a

Class A felony shall be permitted to participate in any furlough or furlough program under the provisions of this section."

Approved June 27, 1978.