CHAPTER 45

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 109

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD SEX ABUSE INFORMATION REPOSITORY.

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

Section 1. An Act to amend §8550(2), Title 11 of the Delaware Code by deleting said subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(2) Child sexual abuse means any of the following crimes committed against a child:

A. any sexual offense or child exploitation in violation of any offense within Chapter 5, Subchapter II, Subpart D and Subchapter V of Title 11 committed by an adult; or

B. notwithstanding §1009 Title 10, any adjudication of delinquency which, if the person had been charged as an adult, would constitute an offense in violation of any offense within Chapter 5, Subchapter II, Subpart D and Subchapter V of Title 11 committed by a juvenile; or

C. any conviction, plea, or adjudication of delinquency under the laws of another State, territory or jurisdiction which is the same as or equivalent to the preceding specified offenses."

Section 2. Amend §8561, Title 11 by adding a new subsection as follows:

"(h) No person who has been convicted of having committed a crime of child sexual abuse as defined in §8550(2) of this Title shall have direct access to a child care facility."

Approved June 21, 2001