CHAPTER 100

RELATING TO DOG AND KENNEL LICENSE FEES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DOG AND KENNEL LICENSE FEES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 1701, Title 7 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding at the end thereof subsections (e), (f) and (g) which shall read as follows:

(e) All moneys received from the license taxes on dogs and kennels shall be deposited at least monthly by the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners with the State Treasurer, to be retained by him until expended upon proper vouchers of the Board only for the purpose of dog law management, including payment of poultry and livestock claims authorized in section 1709.

(f) All moneys received from fines assessed upon violations of this chapter shall be deposited at least monthly by the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners with the State Treasurer, to be retained by him until expended upon proper vouchers of the Board only for the purpose of dog law management, including payment of poultry and livestock claims authorized in section 1709.

(g) The above earmarked funds shall be spent only for dog law management, any unexpended funds remaining six months after the end of the calendar year in which they were collected, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall become effective on July 1, 1955 except that the earmarking of dog and kennel license taxes and fines shall be retroactive to January 1, 1955.

Approved May 16, 1955.