CHAPTER 223

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 417

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER VII, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BOMB THREATS.

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

Section 1. AMEND Subchapter VII, Chapter 5, title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new §1303 which new section shall read as follows:

11303. Unlawful Disruption of Schools.

(a) Any person who telephones, or knowingly permits any telephone under his control to be used to telephone another to falsely report the existence of a bomb or incendiary device, as defined in 11 al. C. §1338, in a school or on school property shall be guilty of unlawful disruption of a school.

(b) A first violation of subsection (a) shall be a Class A misdemeanor and any subsequent violation shall be a Class G felony. In addition, a person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) shall pay a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $2,500, which fine cannot be suspended. In addition to imposing the fine, the sentencing judge shall also require the person to perform a minimum of 100 hours of community service."

Approved May 13, 1994.