CHAPTER 260

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 188

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE II OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CERTAIN CRIMES.

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 I. Amend Section 856(a) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by inserting between the phrases "for theft" and "it is no" as they appear in the first sentence of said section the phrase "or theft of a firearm", and by inserting immediately after the phrase "receiving stolen property" as it appears in said sentence the phrase "or receiving a stolen firearm".

Section 2. Amend Section 856(b) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by inserting between the phrases "receiving stolen property" and "it is no" as they appear in the first sentence of said section the phrase "receiving a stolen firearm" and by inserting immediately after the word "theft" as it appears in said sentence the phrase "theft of a firearm".

Section 3. Amend Section 856(c) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by inserting between the phrases "receiving stolen property" and "with regard to property" as they appear in the first sentence of said section the following:

", or both theft of a firearm and receiving a stolen firearm,".

Approved April 9, 1998