CHAPTER 18

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 68

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 90, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DENIAL OF CERTAIN VICTIM COMPENSATION CLAIMS.

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

Section 1. Amend Subsection (a), Section 9006, Chapter 90, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by striking the period (.) at the end of paragraph (7), and substituting a semi-colon (;) in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend Subsection (a), Section 9006, Chapter 90, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new paragraph, designated as paragraph (8), which new paragraph shall read as follows:

"(8) Where the victim is delinquent in the payment of any penalty assessment levied pursuant to §9012 of this Title, or in the payment of an order of restitution payable to the Victim Compensation Fund; provided, however, that the Board may condition payment of a claim upon the satisfaction of such delinquencies. In addition, the Board may, for hardship or other good cause, waive the provisions of this paragraph in their entirety."

Approved April 23, 1997