Bill Text: DE SB169 | 2009-2010 | 145th General Assembly | Draft


Bill Title: An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Obstruction Of Ingress And Egress To Health Care Facilities.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-4)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2009-06-30 - Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House [SB169 Detail]

Download: Delaware-2009-SB169-Draft.html


SPONSOR:

Sen. Ennis & Rep. Keeley

 

Sens.

Blevins

Bushweller

Hall-Long

Henry

Katz

McDowell

Peterson

Sokola

Connor

Sorenson

Reps.

D.P. Williams

Barbieri

Hudson

Kowalko

M. Marshall

Mitchell

Schooley

Schwartzkopf

Viola

DELAWARE STATE SENATE

145th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE BILL NO. 169

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO OBSTRUCTION OF INGRESS AND EGRESS TO HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.


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


Section 1.Amend Chapter 5 of Title 11 of the Delaware Code by adding a new Section 1324A thereto to read as follows:

"1324 A.Obstructing Ingress to or Egress from a Health Care Facility.

A person is guilty of obstructing ingress to or egress from a health care facility when the person:

1) knowingly obstructs, detains, hinders, impedes, or blocks another person's entry to or exit from a health care facility; or

(2) knowingly approaches another person, within eight feet of the person, unless such person consents, for the purpose of protest, education or counseling of such other person in the public way or area within a radius of one hundred feet from the exterior perimeter of the health care facility.

Obstructing ingress to or egress from a health care facility is a Class B misdemeanor."


SYNOPSIS

This Bill will make obstructing ingress to or egress from a health care facility a Class B misdemeanor.

Author:Senator Ennis

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