CHAPTER 270

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 343

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2 AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING OFFENSES AND SPECIFIC OFFENSES.

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

Section 1. Amend § 222(4), Chapter 2, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding after paragraph 6 of this Section and before the period “.” the following:

“or any electronic control devices including but not limited to a neuro-muscular incapacitation device designed to incapacitate a person.”

Section 2. Further Amend § 222, Chapter 2, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by renumbering the existing “(10)” through “(28)” as “(11)” through “(29)”and inserting as a new number “(10)” the following:

“(10) ‘Electronic Control Device’ is a device designed to incapacitate a person, including but not limited to a neuro-muscular incapacitation device.”

Section 3. Further Amend § 612 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by inserting a new subsection ‘(11)’ as follows:

“(11) The person recklessly or intentionally causes physical injury to a law enforcement officer, security officer, fire policeman, fire fighter, paramedic, or emergency medical technician in the lawful performance of their duties by means of an electronic control device shall be a class C felony.”

Approved June 30, 2008