CHAPTER 133

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 66

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 8. TITLE 22 AND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 9 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY REGULATION OF FIREARMS.

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

Section 1. Amend §835(a), Chapter 8, Title 22 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subparagraph (6) to read as follows:

"(6) Prohibit, restrict or license ownership, transfer. possession or transportation of firearms or components of firearms or ammunition, except that the discharge of a firearm may be regulated; provided that any regulation or ordinance incorporates the justification defenses as found in Title II of the Delaware Code, Nothing contained herein shall be construed to invalidate existing municipal ordinances."

Section 2. Amend §330. Chapter 3. Title 9 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (c) to read as follows:

"(c) The county governments shall enact no law or regulation prohibiting, restricting or licensing the ovmership, transfer, possession or transportatin of firearms or components of firearms, or ammunition except that the discharge of a firearm may be regulated; provided any law, ordinance or regulation incorporates the justification defenses as found in Title II of the Delaware Code."

Approved July 4, 1985