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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsOctober 2018

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At 22 DE Reg. 145 (August 1, 2018), The Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), pursuant to 11 Del.C. §1444(f)(1) and in accordance with 29 Del.C. §10115, published notice of intent to adopt regulations that will clarify and provide more detailed information regarding the Destructive Weapons Compensation Program (DWCP). At the same time, the DSHS submitted a Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Impact Statement for this proposed regulation, as required by 29 Del.C. Ch. 104. The DSHS solicited written comments from the public for thirty (30) days as mandated by 29 Del.C. §10118(a).
In accordance with law, public notice regarding the proposed regulation was published in the Delaware Register of Regulations. The public comment period was open from August 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018. During this period, the DSHS did not receive any written responses.
§ 2.1.1 Funds will be distributed to the law enforcement agency locations in the form of gift cards.
DSHS: The DSHS has decided to add cash as an option due to the difficulty of obtaining gift cards in the amount of $15.00. The revision will read "Funds will be distributed to the law enforcement agency locations in the form of gift cards [or cash]".
The actions hereinabove referred to were taken by the DSHS pursuant to 11 Del.C. §1444(f)(1). The effective date of this Order shall be ten (10) days from the date this Order is published in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
NOW THEREFORE, under the statutory authority and for the reasons set forth above, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security does hereby ORDER this 10th day of September, 2018 that the regulations be, and that they hereby are, adopted to be enacted as set forth below.
"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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