DE SB210 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-4)
Status: Introduced on May 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-10 - Introduced and Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

Delawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change on the Criminal Codes overall structure, its terminology, or its application, creating numerous inconsistencies, redundancies, ambiguities and contradictions. This Act is one of two bills that seek to bring back clarity and consistency to the Criminal Code.

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Title

An Act To Amend Titles 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 29, 30 And 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Crimes And Criminal Penalties.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-10 Introduced and Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate

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