CHAPTER 32

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 108

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 25, TITLE ll OF THE DELAWARE CODE REQUIRING ACTUAL NOTICE TO BE RECEIVED BY PROSECUTORS FROM SENTENCED PRISONERS IN OTHER STATES WHO ARE REQUESTING DISPOSITION OF DETAINERS LODGED AGAINST THEM BY DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2542, Title ll of Delaware Code by adding a new subsection to the lettered (g) which shall read as follows:

"(g) Written notice shall not be deemed to have been caused to be delivered to the prosecuting officer and the appropriate court of this State In accordance with subsection (a) of this section until such notice or notification has actually been received by the appropriate court and by the appropriate prosecuting attorney of this State, his deputy, an assistant, or any other person empowered to receive mail on behalf of said attorney."

Approved June 15, 1981.