CHAPTER 359

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 512

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DRUG TRAFFICKING.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 47, Title 16 of the Delaware Code of 1974 as amended by adding a new subsection (a) (4) to Section 4753A which shall read as follows:

"(a) (4) Any person who, on any single occasion knowingly sells, manufactures, delivers or brings into this State, or who is knowingly in actual or constructive possession of 15 grains or more of methamphetamine, including its salt, isomer or salt of an Isomer thereof, or of any mixture containing any such substance, as described in §4716 (d) (3) is guilty of a Class 13 Felony, which felony shall be known as 'trafficking in methamphetamine'. If the quantity involved:

a. Is 15 grams or more, but less than 100 grams, such person shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonments of 3 years and to pay a fine of $50,000.

b. Is 100 grams or more, but less than 250 grains, such person shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 5 years and to pay a fine of $100,000.

c. Is 250 grams or more, such person shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years and to pay a fine of $400,000."

Approved July 8, 1982.