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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 140

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, SUBCHAPTER III, TITLE 10, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE PROSECUTION OF A DELINQUENT CHILD.

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

Section 1. Amend §931, Chapter 9, Subchapter III, Title 10, Delaware Code, by adding the following:

"However, if a child reaches his eighteenth birthday prior to an adjudication on a charge of delinquency arising from acts which would constitute a felony were he charged as an adult under the laws of this State, then the Family Court shall retain jurisdiction for the sole purpose of transferring the matter to the Superior Court for prosecution as an adult. Any such transfer under this Section shall not be subject to the provisions of 10 Del. C. §939."

Approved April 11, 1994