HOUSE BILL NO. 363
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MISSING CHILDREN.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend § 8544(a), Chapter 85, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding the following sentence after the period “(.)”:
“The investigating law enforcement agency shall also notify the Delaware Information Analysis Center (DIAC) who shall assist the investigating law enforcement agency in regard to the search and location of the missing child.”.
Section 2. Amend § 8544, Chapter 85, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection “(e)” to read as follows:
“(e) The Delaware State Police shall adopt rules and regulations for the utilization of the DIAC to assist investigative law enforcement agencies during their investigation as a resource for the receipt, analysis and dissemination of information to those entities that have a need and right to know about the missing child.”.
Approved July 17, 2008