BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Section 1448, Title 11, Delaware Code by adding to subsection (c) thereof the following:
unless said deadly weapon is a firearm, in which case it is a class D Felony."
Section 2. Amend Section 1448, Title 11, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection, said new subsection to be designated as subsection (e) to read as follows:
"(e) Any person who is a prohibited person as described in this
section because of a conviction for a felony involving physical injury or violence to another, or because of a conviction for a felony involving conduct as described in paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of this section, and who knowingly possesses, purchases, owns or controls a firearm while so prohibited shall receive a minimum sentence of 1 year of Level V. Any sentence imposed pursuant to this subsection shall not be subject to the provisions of sections 4205(b) and 4215 of this title."