SB 67

  • Delaware Senate Bill
  • 152nd General Assembly (2023-2024)
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 28, 2023
  • Passed Senate Apr 27, 2023
  • House
  • Governor

An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Misconduct By Public Officials.


This Act updates the crime of official misconduct to ensure appropriate accountability of public servants who abuse their positions of power and public trust. The statute establishes a grade in the penalty for the official misconduct to be commensurate to the gravity of the misconduct. In addition, this statute conforms the discrimination language to the language used in the Hate Crimes statute. It also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual. This Act will be known as the “Abuse of Power Prevention Act.”

Bill Sponsors (15)


Apr 27, 2023


Apr 28, 2023


Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee

Apr 27, 2023


Passed By Senate. Votes: 18 YES 3 NO

Apr 05, 2023


Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable

Mar 23, 2023


Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee

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