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  Archives:  March 2010

REP. LONGHURST, AG BIDEN INTRODUCE BILL TO

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Taking steps to protect Delaware’s most vulnerable residents and add protections for seniors, House Majority Whip Rep. Valerie J. Longhurst and Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would create enhanced penalties for those who commit crimes against a vulnerable or infirm adult. House Bill 348 would increase the penalties for more than […]




Biden secures closure of Harrington nuisance property

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2010

For the residents of Harrington, 1 New Street has been the site of constant drug andweapons activity over a period of several years. During the past three years, the Harrington Police Department has received at least 58 complaints of illegal activity occurring on the site, including numerous reports of illegal drug transactions in an open […]




LAWMAKERS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, GOVERNOR PUSH

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2010

  Markell showing their support, Rep. Michael A. Barbieri and other lawmakers unveiled legislation that would strengthen protection from abuse orders (PFAs) by extending PFA “no contact” provisions and setting circumstances under which these provisions can be extended for life. House Bill 336 would allow the Family Court to extend the “no contact” provisions of […]




Delaware’s consumers to benefit from legislation approved by House committee

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Legislation that won approval Wednesday from a House committee will increase     protections for consumers, Attorney General Beau Biden said. House Bill 247, sponsored by Representative Helene Keeley and Senator David McBride, would give the Department’s Consumer Protection Unit more power to stand up for consumers. Specifically, the Director of Consumer Protection would be […]




Biden calls for financial restitution for victims of child pornography

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Attorney General Beau Biden today unveiled legislation designed to obtain justice for victims of child pornography. Senate Bill 158, drafted by the Delaware Department of Justice and introduced by Senators Karen Peterson and Bethany Hall-Long, extends financial liability to producers and possessors of child pornography and sets specific damages available to victims. “Child pornographers are […]






  Archives:  March 2010

REP. LONGHURST, AG BIDEN INTRODUCE BILL TO

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Taking steps to protect Delaware’s most vulnerable residents and add protections for seniors, House Majority Whip Rep. Valerie J. Longhurst and Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would create enhanced penalties for those who commit crimes against a vulnerable or infirm adult. House Bill 348 would increase the penalties for more than […]




Biden secures closure of Harrington nuisance property

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2010

For the residents of Harrington, 1 New Street has been the site of constant drug andweapons activity over a period of several years. During the past three years, the Harrington Police Department has received at least 58 complaints of illegal activity occurring on the site, including numerous reports of illegal drug transactions in an open […]




LAWMAKERS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, GOVERNOR PUSH

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2010

  Markell showing their support, Rep. Michael A. Barbieri and other lawmakers unveiled legislation that would strengthen protection from abuse orders (PFAs) by extending PFA “no contact” provisions and setting circumstances under which these provisions can be extended for life. House Bill 336 would allow the Family Court to extend the “no contact” provisions of […]




Delaware’s consumers to benefit from legislation approved by House committee

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Legislation that won approval Wednesday from a House committee will increase     protections for consumers, Attorney General Beau Biden said. House Bill 247, sponsored by Representative Helene Keeley and Senator David McBride, would give the Department’s Consumer Protection Unit more power to stand up for consumers. Specifically, the Director of Consumer Protection would be […]




Biden calls for financial restitution for victims of child pornography

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Attorney General Beau Biden today unveiled legislation designed to obtain justice for victims of child pornography. Senate Bill 158, drafted by the Delaware Department of Justice and introduced by Senators Karen Peterson and Bethany Hall-Long, extends financial liability to producers and possessors of child pornography and sets specific damages available to victims. “Child pornographers are […]