CHAPTER 258

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 221

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF PRISONERS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 65, Title 11, Delaware Code by inserting therein the following:

“Subchapter 1XA. International Transfer of Prisoners.

§6575. Authorization.

Notwithstanding any law of this State to the contrary, if a treaty in effect between the United States and a foreign country provides for the transfer of convicted offenders to the country of which they are citizens or nationals, the Governor may authorize, on behalf of the State and subject to the terms of the treaty, the Commissioner of the Department of Correction to consent to the transfer of offenders and take any other action necessary to initiate the participation of this State in the treaty.”.

Approved June 18, 2004