House Bill 42
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT.
This bill will allow defendants serving consecutive sentences, who were sentenced prior to the amendment of 11 Del. C. § 3901(d), to be allowed to petition the court to consider applying concurrent rather than consecutive sentences. This amendment to the law addresses one of the points of Governor Markell's proposed sentencing reform package to address overcrowding of Delaware’s prison population and the increasing costs of incarceration.
Takes effect upon being signed into law