CHAPTER 17

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 17

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS WHERE DEFENDANT RESIDES IN ANOTHER COUNTY.

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

Section 1. Amend § 5102, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

§ 5102. Civil actions where defendant resides in another county.

Except where a plaintiff sues a citizen who resides within the city limits of Milford or within 3 miles of said limits and the suit is filed in Justice of the Peace Court No. 5 in Milford, w Wherever suit is brought in any civil action, excepting action where the venue is by law local, against any citizen of this State, in any other county than that wherein such citizens resides at the time of the inception thereof, the plaintiff shall not recover costs and such costs shall not be payable by the defendant nor collectible by execution process.

Approved May 03, 2013