CHAPTER 29

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 12

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CONCURRENT JURISDICTION IN JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURTS FOR VIOLATIONS OF MUNICIPAL JUVENILE CURFEW ORDINANCES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §922, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by redesignating the existing subsection "(c)" as "(d)" and adding a new subsection "(c)" to read as follows:

"(c) The Court shall have concurrent criminal jurisdiction with the Justice of the Peace Courts in all proceedings concerning alleged curfew violations pursuant to any municipal ordinance."

Section 2. Amend §922(a), Title 10 of the Delaware Code by striking the reference to subsections "(b) and (c)" in the first sentence of subsection (a) and by inserting in lieu thereof "(b), (c), and (d)".

Approved May 14, 1997