CHAPTER 130

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 132

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELIGIBILITY FOR PROTECTION FROM ABUSE ORDERS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1041, Title 10 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 1041 Definitions.

The following terms shall have the following meanings:

(2) "Domestic violence" means abuse perpetrated by 1 member against another member of the following protected classes:

a. Family, as that term is defined in § 901(12) of this title, regardless, however, of state of residence of the parties, or whether parental rights have been terminated; or

Approved July 28, 2015