CHAPTER 172

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 235

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO BAIL.

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

Section 1. Amend § 2113(b) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new sentence at the end of said subsection to read as follows:

“Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, no property, cash, surety or other assets shall be forfeited except upon failure of the accused to appear as required by any Court.”.

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall be applicable to all bail bond forfeitures occurring on or after July 8, 2002.

Approved July 15, 2003