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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 350

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 89, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF VERY LOW RISK INMATES.

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

Section 1. Amend fi8903, Chapter 89, Title 29, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (11) to read as follows:

"(11) Adopt a plan to identify and classify very low risk inmates convicted of misdemeanors and sentenced to serve no more than 24 months of incarceration to provide an ongoing list of such inmates eligible for release to alternative programs of punishment which do not include incarceration. Such plan shall include a provision that all inmates sentenced to serve no more than 24 months of incarceration shall be so identified and classified within 90 days of their commitment to an institution supervised by the Department."

Approved June 30, 1984.