CHAPTER 200

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 151

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1, 2, AND 3

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER VII OP CHAPTER 65 OF TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE NAMES AND CRIMES OF INMATES PLACED ON SUPERVISED CUSTODY OR WORK RELEASE.

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

Section 1. Amend Subchapter VII of Chapter 65 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section, designated as §6541, which new section shall read as follows:

"§6541. Publication

Upon placing an inmate on supervised custody or work release the Department shall publish the name of that Inmate and the crimes for which he is incarcerated. Said information shall be published in each of the three counties of this State in a newspaper located in that county and having a general circulation throughout the county. No inmate shall be placed on supervised custody or work release until the notice provided for herein has been released for publication to the newspaper."

In cases of inmates convicted of crimes against persons, including robbery, prior to publication of names, the Department shall notify the victim at the victim's last known place of residence."

Section 2. Within 30 days of the effective date of this Act the Department shall publish the name of each inmate placed on supervised custody or work release as of the effective date of this Act. The Department shall also publish the crimes for which each such person is incarcerated. Said information shall be published in each of the three counties of this State in a newspaper located in that county and having a general circulation throughout the county.

Approved July 19, 1983.