CHAPTER 475

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 557

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND §203, CHAPTER 2, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PENALTIES IMPOSED AGAINST DESTRUCTION, MOVING. REMOVING, DAMAGING OR OTHERWISE INJURING STATE BOUNDARY MARKERS AND THE PENALTY FOR FAILING TO SURRENDER AND DELIVER A STATE BOUNDARY MARKER.

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

Section 1. Amend Subsection (a), §203, Chapter 2, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking said Subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(a) Whoever moves, removes, breaks, mutilates, defaces, destroys or otherwise injures any monument marking any boundary between this State and any adjacent state or commonwealth shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor."

Section 2. Amend Subsection (c), Section 203, Chapter 2, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by striking said Subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(c) Whoever falls on demand to surrender and deliver the monument as required by Subsection (b) of this Section shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor."

Approved July 8, 1986.