HOUSE BILL NO. 430
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE
COURT'S AUTHORITY TO TAX EXPERT WITNESS FEES AS COURT COSTS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Amend Title 10 of the Delaware Code by deleting Section 8906 in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"Section 8906. Expert Witnesses
The fees for witnesses testifying as experts or in the capacity of professionals in cases in the Superior Court, The Court of Common Pleas, and the Court of Chancery, within this State, shall be fixed by the court in its discretion, and such fees so fixed shall be taxed as part of the costs in each case and shall be collected and paid as other witness fees are now collected and paid."
Approved June 30, 1998