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146th General Assembly
House Bill # 290
  (Tabled in Committee)  

Primary Sponsor: D. Short Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Simpson
CoSponsors: Reps. Lavelle, Hocker, Blakey, Briggs King, Hudson, Kenton, Lee, Manolakos, Miro, Outten, Peterman, Ramone, Willis, Wilson, Schwartzkopf, Bennett, Jaques, Longhurst; Sens. Ennis, Booth, Lawson, Sokola
Introduced on : 03/22/2012
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 10, 11, 16, 23, 29 AND 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SHERIFFS AND SHERIFF DEPUTIES.
Synopsis:This bill makes the Delaware law clear that the county sheriffs and their deputies do not have arrest authority. Historically the sheriffs and deputies have not exercised arrest authority and the Attorney General’s office has given an opinion that the sheriff’s “power to arrest is no greater than that shared by any citizen.”
Current Status: Stricken   On   04/25/2012
  (Tabled in Committee)  
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Amendments: HA 1 to HB 290 - PWB
Actions History:
Apr 25, 2012 - Stricken
Mar 29, 2012 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Mar 22, 2012 - Introduced and Assigned to House Administration Committee in House
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