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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 175

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BAIL FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF A FELONY FOR WHICH A MANDATORY JAIL SENTENCE IS REQUIRED.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2104 of Chapter 21 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection said subsection to be denominated as subsection "C," said new subsection to read as follows:

"(C) Any person who is arrested and thereafter released from custody pursuant to this Chapter, and who subsequently:

1. tenders to the Superior Court a plea of guilty or nolo contendre to any felony for which a mandatory minimum period of incarceration is required; or,

2. is convicted upon a verdict of guilty of any felony for which a mandatory minimum period of incarceration is required, shall immediately be remanded to the custody of the Department of Corrections, and shall be incarcerated in lieu of bail until the sentence for said felony is imposed."

Approved June 23, 1994.