CHAPTER 91

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 15

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, SUBCHAPTER II, SUBPART D OF TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY ADDING THE NEW SEXUAL CRIME OF BESTIALITY.

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

Section 1. Amend Subpart D, of Subchapter II, of Chapter 5, Title 11, Delaware Code by adding a new section thereto as follows:

"Section 777. Bestiality; Class D Felony.

A person is guilty of bestiality when he or she intentionally engages in any sexual act involving sexual contact, penetration or intercourse with the genitalia of an animal or intentionally causes another person to engage in any such sexual act with an animal for purposes of sexual gratification.

Bestiality is a class D felony."

Approved July 6, 1993.