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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsAugust 2018

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The Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), pursuant to 11 Del.C. §1444(f)(1), adopts the attached emergency regulations that provide detailed information regarding the Destructive Weapon Compensation Program (DWCP), as identified in 11 Del.C. §1444(f)(2). These regulations are issued by the Secretary pursuant to the power conveyed by the General Assembly for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security Secretary by 11 Del.C. §1444(f)(1).
This Emergency Order shall take effect immediately upon issuance, and shall remain in effect for 120-days; however, at the expiration of 120-days, the Department may choose to renew this Emergency Order for a period not exceeding 60-days, consistent with 29 Del.C. §10119(3). The Department intends to propose regulations that would supersede the interim regulations upon formal approval pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act, pursuant to 29 Del.C. §10115.
Consistent with the requirements of 29 Del.C. §10119(4), the Department will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person for the reconsideration or revision of this Order. Petitions should be presented to the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Attn: Terry Pepper, Public Safety Building Suite 220, P.O. BOX 818, Dover, Delaware 19903-0818.
"Bump stock" means an after-market device that increases the rate of fire achievable with a semi-automatic rifle by using energy from the recoil of the weapon to generate a reciprocating action that facilitates repeated activation of the trigger.
"Destructive weapon" means a destructive weapon as described in 11 Del.C. §1444(a)(6).
"DSHS" means Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security.
DWCP” means the Destructive Weapon Compensation Program.
"Gift card" means type of payment used by a law enforcement agency to pay for surrendered destructive weapons such as a VISA or MasterCard gift card.
"Law enforcement agency" means the Delaware State Police.
"Program period" means July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
"Secretary" means the Secretary of Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security.
"Trigger crank" means an after-market device designed and intended to be added to a semi-automatic rifle as a crank operated trigger actuator capable of triggering multiple shots with a single rotation of the crank.
2.1 Funds allocated pursuant to 11 Del.C. §1444 shall be maintained in the DSHS, Office of the Secretary.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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