HOUSE BILL NO. 463
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ARRESTS FOR VIOLATION OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAWS OF THE STATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
Section 1. Amend § 701(a)(2), Title 21, Delaware Code by deleting “.” after the word “detected” and inserting in lieu thereof “; or”.
Section 2. Amend § 701(a) by adding thereto a new subsection (3) to read as follows:
“(3) For violations of § 4108(a)(3) of this title relating to red traffic lights, when the violation is determined by personal observation by another law enforcement officer who communicates the information to the arresting officer by radio or other telecommunications device, provided that the arresting officer is working in conjunction with the observing officer, the arresting officer is immediately advised of the violation, and the vehicle being apprehended is the vehicle detected.”
Approved June 20,2000