CHAPTER 355

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 442

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PAROLE. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 4347 (f), Chapter 43, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by striking the first paragraph of that subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new first paragraph to read as follows:

All paroles shall issue upon order of the Board duly adopted by a majority of those present and voting: provided however, no person who has been convicted of and imprisoned for murder, rape, unlawful sexual intercourse in the first or second degree, kidnapping or any offense relating to the sale, attempt to sell, delivery or possession with intent to sell or deliver a narcotic drug shall be granted a parole except by order of the Board duly adopted by at least 4 of the 5 members of the Board. A quorum shall be a minimum of 3 members."

Approved July 16, 1990.