Del. Code tit. 11 § 3906

Current through 2020 Legislative Session Act 232
Section 3906 - Domestic violence offenses

The sentence for a second conviction for any crime or attempt to commit any crime hereinafter specifically named when such crime is committed by a member of the victim's family as defined by § 901(12) of Title 10, regardless of the state of residence of the parties; by a former spouse of the victim; by a person who cohabited with the victim at the time of the offense; or by a person with a child in common with the victim shall include completion of a psychocial assessment. Such crimes shall be:

(1) Any offense set forth in subchapter II of Chapter 5 of this title;
(2) Any offense set forth in subparts A and B of subchapter III of Chapter 5 of this title;
(3) Any offense set forth in subpart A of subchapter V of Chapter 5 of this title;
(4) Any offense set forth in § 1301, § 1311, § 1312 or § 1312A of this title, administered by any agency or batterer's intervention treatment provider certified by the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, and adherence to all recommendations made in the completed assessment. The court shall impose any other appropriate legal sanction, including fines or incarceration, along with the required completion of the assessment.

Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude a court from mandating this treatment in any first offense situation.

11 Del. C. § 3906

72 Del. Laws, c. 62, § 1.;