CHAPTER 195

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 260

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBPART I, SUBCHAPTER III, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11, OF THE DELAWARE CODE ESTABLISHING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION, ACCIDENT RELATED.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new §907A to read as follows:

"5907A. Criminal Impersonation. Accident Related: Class G Felony.

A person is guilty of criminal impersonation, accident related when after being in a motor vehicle accident involving serious physical injury or death to any person:

a driver knowingly pretends to have been someone other than the driver of the vehicle he was operating; or

any person knowingly pretends to have been a driver of one of the vehicles involved in the accident.

Criminal impersonation, accident related is a Class G Felony. The

driving privileges of anyone convicted of violating subsection (1) shall be suspended by the Division of Motor Vehicles for a period of two (2) years."

Approved January 24, 1992.