CHAPTER 145

ESTABLISHING DIVISION OF DOG LAW MANAGEMENT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY ESTABLISHING A DIVISION OF DOG LAW MANAGEMENT UNDER THE BOARD OF GAME AND FISH COMMISSIONERS.

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

Section 1. Chapter 17, Title 7 of the Delaware Code is amended by adding a new section at the end thereof, to be designated as § 1725 and to read as follows:

§ 1725. Division of Dog Law Management

(a) In order to enforce the provisions of this chapter the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners shall establish a Division of Dog Law Management. The Board shall authorize the hiring of sufficient dog control officers or dog wardens to accomplish the purposes of this chapter.

(b) All dog control officers or dog wardens shall be hired on a full-time basis. No dog control officer may hold any other job or any other public office, appointive or elective. All dog control officers shall be uniformed and shall be adequately equipped to enforce the dog control laws.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective on July 1, 1955. Approved May 19, 1955.