Delaware Alcohol and Crime Briefs

September 2011

  • The Governor signed a bill (HB 168) supported by NPAMC that enhances the penalties and remedial measures for repeat DUI offenders. The new law increases the minimum sentences of incarceration but allows judges to suspend significant jail or prison time for offenders who abstain from using alcohol or drugs, participate in treatment, and demonstrate their willingness to control their drinking through continuous alcohol monitoring.

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