House Bill 308
149th General Assembly (Present)
Becomes effective upon date of signature of the Governor or upon date specified
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 412, VOLUME 80 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE JUVENILE OFFENDER CIVIL CITATION PROGRAM.
This Act removes the sunset provision contained in Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware (formerly House Bill No. 405, as amended, of the 148th General Assembly) that is set to expire the law on September 8, 2018. The purpose of Volume 80, Chapter 412 of the Laws of Delaware is to prevent first-time juvenile offenders charged with certain minor misdemeanors from entering into the juvenile criminal justice system by providing law enforcement with a civil citation procedure as an alternative to arrest.