CHAPTER 133

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 69

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO ADMINISTRATIVELY HANDLE THE TECHNICAL AND MINOR VIOLATIONS OF CONDITIONS OF PARTIAL CONFINEMENT, PROBATION, OR SUSPENSION OF SENTENCE.

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

Section 1. Amend §4334(c), Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding the following to the end of said §4334(c):

"Notwithstanding the above, the Department is authorized to administratively handle technical and minor violations of conditions of probation when a sanction less restrictive than partial or total confinement is being sought by the Department as a result of the violation, and is further authorized to administratively handle technical and minor violations of conditions of partial confinement when a sanction less restrictive than total confinement is being sought by the Department as a result of the violation. All such administrative dispositions shall be documented in the offender's record and shall be made available to the court in the event of a subsequent violation which is considered by the court."

Approved July 1, 1987