CHAPTER 209

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 87

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. I

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE II, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES OF THEFT COMMITTED AGAINST SENIOR CITIZENS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 841, Title II Delaware Code, by rewording the third paragraph thereof to read as follows:

"Except where a victim is 60 years of age or older, theft is a Class A misdemeanor unless the value of the property received, retained or disposed of is $500 or greater, in which case it is a Class G felony.

Where a victim is 60 years of age or older, theft is a Class G felony unless the value of the property received, retained or disposed of is $500 or greater, in which case it is a Class F felony."

Approved July 11, 1995