CHAPTER 296

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 191

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE II OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REQUISITION/EXTRADITION COSTS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2524 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (b) thereof in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) Upon the conviction of any individual returned to this State by requisition proceedings, the court shall assess the costs of requisition in the same manner as other costs of the case.

(c) All money received by the State in payment of the costs of requisition shall be credited by the State Treasurer to a fund to be known as the "Extradition Fund'.

(d) The Extradition Fund shall be a revolving fund and shall consist of funds transferred to it pursuant to recovery of the costs of requisitions.

(e) If, at the end of any fiscal year, the balance in the Extradition Fund exceeds $40,000.00, the excess shall be withdrawn from the Extradition Fund and deposited in the General Fund.

(I) The Attorney General is authorized to expend from the Extradition Fund such funds as are necessary for the payment of operating costs, expenses and charges incurred in connection with the requisition proceedings necessary to return individuals to this State."

Approved January 22, 1996