CHAPTER 393

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 424

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 42, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE SENTENCE FOR RAPE IN THE FIRST DEGREE.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 42, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding the following section:

"4209A. Punishment for First-degree rape.

Any person who is convicted of first-degree rape shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than twenty years without benefit of probation or parole or any other reduction."

Approved July 21, 1982.