CHAPTER 174

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 63

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 41, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO RESTITUTION.

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

Section 1. Amend §4106(d), Chapter 41, Title 11, Delaware Code by adding after the period the following:

"Such procedures shall at minimum include the following:

(1) All restitution payments shall be disbursed to victims within 90 days of receipt or whenever the accumulated amount of the restitution payments received is $50.00 or more, whichever event first occurs.

(2) Where there are multiple victims disbursements shall be in proportion to the amounts owed to each victim, with individuals to receive disbursements in full before insurance companies receive any disbursements.

(3) Any and all interest earned on deposited restitution payments shall be set aside and deposited on at least a quarterly basis to the Victim Compensation Fund."

Section 2. This Act shall be effective January 1, 1988.

Approved July 16, 1987.