HOUSE BILL NO. 392
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend § 1335(a) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new paragraph "(8)" to said subsection to read as follows:
"(8) knowingly installs an electronic or mechanical location tracking device in or on a motor vehicle without the consent of the registered owner, lessor or lessee of said vehicle. This paragraph shall not apply to the lawful use of an electronic tracking device by a law enforcement officer, nor shall it apply to a parent or legal guardian who installs such a device for the purpose of tracking the location of a minor child thereof.".
Section 2. Amend § 1335(c) of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by striking the phrase"(a)(1) through (a)(5)" as it appears therein and by substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "(a)(1), (a)(2), (a)(3), (a)(4), (a)(5) or (a)(8)".
Approved June 30,2006