CHAPTER 372

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 534

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, TITLE 7, OF THE DELAWARE CODE PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS FROM THE HIGHWAY AND ESTABLISHING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Chapter 7, Title 7, of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new §726, which shall read as follows:

"3726. Discharge of a Firearm while on Public Road

Whoever, except in lawful self-defense, discharges any firearm while on any public road in this State shall be fined not less than $100 more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both. Justices of the Peace shall have original jurisdiction to hear, try and finally determine alleged violations of this section."

Approved June 28, 1978.