CHAPTER 220

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 386

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 11, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new Section 1455 to read as follows:

11455 Engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another.

(a) A person is guilty of engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another when he or she purchases or obtains a firearm on behalf of a person not qualified to legally purchase, own, or possess a firearm In this state or for the purpose of selling, giving, or otherwise transferring a firearm to a person not legally qualified to purchase, own, or possess a firearm in this state.

(b) Engaging in a firearms transaction on behalf of another is a class F felony for the first offense, and a class C felony for each subsequent like offense.

Approved May 10, 1994.