CHAPTER 86

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 230

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FALSE REPORTING OF AN INCIDENT.

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 1245(3), of Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new paragraph “d.” to subsection (3) to read as follows:

“d. The alleged abduction of a child which would generate the activation of a state-wide and inter-state alert response and law enforcement broadcast when such abduction has not, in fact, occurred.”

Section 2. Amend Section 1245(4) of Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding after the number "$500" the following words: “or less than $1,000 for a violation of subsection (3)d,"

Approved June 30, 2005