CHAPTER 47

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 119

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE CRIME OF ROBBERY.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 831 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by designating the existing language of the statute as subsection (a); and adding a new subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) In addition to its ordinary meaning, the phrase in the course of committing theft' includes any act which occurs in an attempt to commit theft or in immediate flight after the attempt or commission of the theft.

Approved May 22, 1997