BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend § 4205A, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike-through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:
§ 4205A Additional penalty for serious sex offenders or pedophile offenders.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or any other laws to the contrary, a defendant convicted of any crime set forth in § 771(a)(2), § 772, § 773, § 776, § 777, § 777A, § 778(1) or (2) of this title shall be sentenced to not less than 25 years up to life imprisonment to be served at Level V if:
(1) The defendant has previously been convicted or adjudicated delinquent of any sex offense set forth in this title and classified as a class A or B felony, or any similar offense under the laws of another state, the United States or any territory thereof; or
(2) The victim of the instant offense is a child less than 14 years of age.
Approved August 03, 2016