CHAPTER 400

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF GAME AND FISH COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REQUESTING THE EXTENSION OF THE OPEN SEASON ON MIGRATORY FOWL.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

WHEREAS, the Department of the Interior of the United States of America, as part of its fish and wild life service has set a split season consisting of two (2) fifteen (15) day periods during which it is lawful to take migratory fowl within the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the overwhelming sentiment expressed by the citizens of this State favors the elimination of the aforementioned split season and for a single season of forty (40) rather than thirty (30) days; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Delaware desires to express the sentiments of the citizens of this State; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein:

That the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners of the State of Delaware communicate with the Secretary of the Interior of the United States of America requesting on behalf of the State of Delaware and its citizens that the open season for the taking of migratory fowl in Delaware be changed from a split season consisting of two (2) fifteen (15) day periods to a single season to extend for a continuous period of forty (40) days.

Approved May 7, 1951.