CHAPTER 378

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 420

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "DEADLY WEAPON" AND "FIREARM."

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

Section 1. Amend §222(5), Title 11, Delaware Code by striking the words

any weapon from which a shot may be discharged," and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"a firearm, as defined in subsection (9) of this section, a bomb,".

Section 2. Amend §222(5), Title 11, Delaware Code by inserting after the words "ice pick" which appear at the end of the first sentence of said subsection, the following:

or any dangerous instrument, as defined in subsection (4) of this section, which is used, or attempted to be used, to cause death or serious physical injury"

Section 3. Amend §222(9), Title 11, Delaware Code by inserting after the words "operable or unoperable" as they appear in the first sentence of said subsection, the following:

", loaded or unloaded"

Approved July 14, 1992: