CHAPTER 257

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 111

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ANTITRUST ACTIONS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 2111, Title 6 of the Delaware Code by deleting the number "3" where it appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the number "4", and by adding the following at the end of the existing section:

"Whenever any civil or criminal proceeding is instituted by the federal government to prevent, restrain, or punish violations of the federal antitrust laws, the running of the period of limitations in respect of every right of action arising under this chapter, based in whole or in part on any matter complained of in the federal proceeding, shall be suspended during the pendency of said proceeding and for one (1) year thereafter; provided, however, that whenever the running of the period of limitations in respect of a right of action arising under this chapter is suspended hereunder, any action to enforce such right of action shall be forever barred unless commenced within the period of suspension or within 4 years after the cause of action accrued.".

Approved June 15, 2012