House Bill 144
150th General Assembly (Present)
Out of Committee 1/29/20
Reported from Committee; to list ready for consideration (Ready List)
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ASSAULT.
House Bill 212 enacted by the 148th General Assembly (80 Del. Laws c. 287) expanded the offense of Assault in the Second Degree to include the intentional assault of ambulance operators, rescue squad members, and nurses injured while performing work-related duties. As a result of increasing workplace violence directed against healthcare providers, this Act further defines Assault in the Second Degree to include other health care treatment providers and employees and hospital security personnel who are injured while performing their work related duties.
Takes effect upon being signed into law