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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 511

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Section 1. Amend § 8203, Title 29, Delaware Code, by striking the period at the end of subsection (9), by inserting a semicolon I:I in its place, and by adding a new subsection to read:

"(10) appoint persons who shall serve as officers of the unit known as Capitol Police. The Capitol Police shall operate under the administration and control of the Secretary of Public Safety, who shall consult with the Secretary of Administrative Services regarding the deployment of such force in such a manner as to accomplish the purposes of § 422(b) of this Title. The Capitol Police shall have the police powers of constables and other police officers of the State, counties and other subdivisions of the State, and they shall be conservators of the peace throughout the State, and may suppress all acts of violence."

Approved July 14, 1994.