CHAPTER 443

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 507

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 4013(A) CHAPTER 40, TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LIMITATION ON DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL TORT CLAIMS.

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

Section 1. Amend §4013(a) Chapter 40, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting the period at the end of subsection (a), substituting in lieu thereof a comma, and adding thereto the following language:

"except insofar as the political subdivision elects to purchase liability insurance In excess of $300,000 in which event the limit of recovery shall not exceed the amount of the insurance coverage."

Approved July 20, 1984.