CHAPTER 109

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 61

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF PUBLIC SERVANT.

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 §1209, Chapter 5, Title 11, Delaware Code, by striking subsection (4) and substituting a new subsection (4) to read as follows:

"(4) 'Public servant' means any officer or employee of the State or any political subdivision thereof, including legislators and judges, and any person participating as juror, advisor, or consultant in performing a governmental function but the term does not include witnesses. This definition includes persons who are candidates for office or who have been elected to office but who have not yet assumed office."

Approved July 5, 1979