CHAPTER 299

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 437

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT BEING CHAPTER 237, VOLUME 51, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF BRIDGEVILLE" TO GRANT THE ULTIMATE JURISDICTION FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Chapter 237, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding following Section 19, a new Section to be designated as Section 19A, to read as follows:

"§19A. Criminal Acts and Defenses

Criminal acts defined as misdemeanor and defenses as heretofore or hereafter amended by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware set forth in this Section may be tried before the Alderman of the Town of Bridgeville, duly appointed by the Commissioners of the Town of Bridgeville, who shall have Jurisdiction over such acts committed within the corporate limits of the Town of Bridgeville:

Section 501, Section 511, Sections 521 through 523, inclusive, Sections 531 through 533 only if punishable as a misdemeanor, inclusive, and Section 541, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Inchoate Crimes;

Section 601 through 603, inclusive, Section 611, Section 621, Section 625 and Section 627, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Offenses Against the Person;

Section 761, Section 768, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Sexual Offenses;

Section 781, Section 784; Section 786, and Section 791, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Unlawful Imprisonment;

Section 804 and Section 811, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Burning and Criminal Mischief;

Sections 820 through 823, inclusive, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Criminal Trespass;

Section 840, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Shoplifting only if punishable as a misdemeanor;

(1) Sections 841 through 845, inclusive, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974 relating to Theft only if punishable as a misdemeanor;

(1) Section 853, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle;

Sections 900 through 907, inclusive, and Section 910, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Fraud and Cheats only if punishable as a misdemeanor;

Section 1221, Section 1224, Section 1225, Sections 1231 through 1233, inclusive, and Section 1235, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to False Swearing;

(1) Sections 1241 through 1246, inclusive, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Obstruction to Governmental Operations;

Section 1251, Section 1257 and Section 1258, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Escape;

Section 1271, Section 1272 and Section 1274, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974 relating to Criminal Contempt;

1974, relating to Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses;

Section 1341 through 1343, inclusive, Sections 1354 through 1356, inclusive, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Public Indecency;

Sections 1361 through 1364, inclusive, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Obscenity only if punishable as a misdemeanor;

Section 1401, Sections 1403 through 1411, inclusive, and Section 1432, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974 relating to Gambling;

Section 1445 and Section 1446, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Weapons;

Sections 4206 through 4213, inclusive, but excepting Section 4209, Title 11, Delaware Code of 1974, relating to Penalties and Disposition of intoxicated Persons.

The Alderman of the Town of Bridgeville, duly appointed by the Commissioners of the Town of Bridgeville, shall have the power to impose the maximum penalty authorized by the provisions above referred to."

Approved June 30, 1984.