CHAPTER 163

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 154

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT.

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 Section 4202(a) of Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "injured person" which appears at the end of the last sentence of said subsection, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"injured person, or by contacting appropriate law enforcement or emergency personnel and awaiting their arrival."

Section 2. Amend Section 4202(c) of Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase "class A misdemeanor" as it appears therein, and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase Class E felony", and by striking the phrase "nor more than three years" as it appears therein.

Section 3. Amend Section 4202(e) of Title 21 of the Delaware Code by inserting between the phrases "finally determine any" and "violation of this section" as they appear therein the word "misdemeanor".

Approved July 12, 2001