CHAPTER 261

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 305

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9 OF TITLE 10 RELATING TO CERTAIN CRIMES COMMITTED BY JUVENILES.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 921(2)a of Title 10 of the Delaware Code by inserting the phrase "paragraph (15) of this Section, or" between the phrase "except as provided in" and the phrase "§ 927 of this Title" as they appear in said paragraph.

Section 2. Amend Section 921 of Title 10 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection (15), to read as follows:

"(15) Notwithstanding any provision of this Title to the contrary, charges of delinquency based upon an alleged violation of any provision of Title 11, 16 or 21 of this Code which would otherwise be within the original civil jurisdiction of Family Court shall instead be within the original criminal jurisdiction of Superior Court if said charges may be joined properly with a felony pending against the same child in Superior Court, as determined pursuant to the relevant rules of the Superior Court."

Approved July 19, 1995