CHAPTER 228

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 174

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 RELATING TO ILLEGAL PURCHASES OF FIREARMS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1455, Title 11 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 1455. Engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another; class F felony; class C felony.

A person is guilty of engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another when the person purchases or obtains a firearm on behalf of a person not qualified to legally purchase, own or possess a firearm in this State or for the purpose of selling, giving or otherwise transferring a firearm to a person not legally qualified to purchase, own or possess a firearm in this State.

Engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another is a class FE felony for the first offense, and a class C felony for each subsequent like offense.

Approved April 18, 2018