CHAPTER 400

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 490

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, SUBCHAPTER III, SUBPART I, OF TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, TO MAKE IT A CRIME TO FRAUDULENTLY CONVEY OR RECEIVE PUBLIC LANDS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 5, Subchapter III, Subpart I, of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding the following section:

"§911. Fraudulent conveyance of public lands

A person is guilty of fraudulent conveyance of public lands when he executes any deed or other written instrument purporting to convey an interest in land any pert of which is public lands of this State, when such person at the time of execution of such instrument knows that he has no legal or equitable interest in the land described in said instrument. Fraudulent conveyance of public lands is a Class E Felony."

Approved July 21, 1982.