CHAPTER 37

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 20

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 2 AND 3

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THEFT OF A FIREARM.

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

Section 1. Amend Subpart E, Subchapter VII, Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new Section 1451 as follows:

"§1451. Theft of a Firearm; Class E Felony

A person is guilty of theft of a firearm when he takes; exercise control over or obtains a firearm of another person intending to deprive him of it or appropriate it. Theft of a firearm is a Class E. Felony."

Approved May 24, 1983.