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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 190

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE BURNING OF CROSSES OR OTHER RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two—thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Title 11, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new §805 to read as follows:

"§805. Cross or Religious Symbol Burning.

A person is guilty of Cross or Religious Symbol Burning when he burns or causes to be burned any cross or other religious symbol upon any private or public property without the express written consent of the owner of such property and without a minimum of 48 hour advanced notification of the proposed burning to the fireboard or call board of the county in which the burning is to take place.

Cross or Religious Symbol Burning is a Class A misdemeanor"

Approved July 8, 1993.