CHAPTER 189

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 113

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.

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

Section 1. Amend §612, Chapter 5, Title 11, Delaware Code, by adding

thereto new subsections (7) and (8) to read as follows:

"(7) He or she intentionally assaults a law enforcement officer while in the performance of his or her duties, with any aerosol or hand sprayed liquid or gas with the intent to incapacitate such officer and prevent him or her from performing such duties.

(1) He or she intentionally, while engaged in commission of any crime enumerated in this chapter, assaults any other person with any aerosol or hand sprayed liquid or gas with the intent to incapacitate the victim."

Approved March 24, 1994