CHAPTER 385

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 303

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DISSEMINATION OF CRIMINAL RECORD INFORMATION.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 8513 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection thereto to be designated as subsection "(g)," to read as follows:

"(g) Notwithstanding any law or court rule to the contrary, the dissemination to the defendant or defense attorney in a criminal case of criminal history record information pertaining to any juror in such case is prohibited. For the purposes of this subsection, 'juror' includes any person who has received notice or summons to appear for jury service. This subsection shall not prohibit the disclosure of such information as may be necessary to investigate misconduct by any juror."

Approved July 09, 2002