CHAPTER 31

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 16

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THEFT AND RELATED OFFENSES.

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 Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new section thereto as follows:

Ҥ 840A. Use of illegitimate retail sales receipt or Universal Product Code Label.

(a) A person who, with intent to cheat or defraud another, possesses, uses, transfers, makes, alters, counterfeits, or reproduces a retail sales receipt or Universal Product Code Label, is guilty of an offense under this section.

(b) A person convicted of violating this section shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor, unless the person is convicted of possessing 15 or more illegitimate retail sales receipts or Universal Product Code Labels or the aggregate value of the money, property or services illegally obtained or credited to an account is $1,000 or more, in which case it is a Class F felony.”

Section 2. Amend §2702, Chapter 27, Tit

Approved May 17, 2001