CHAPTER 422

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF GAME AND FISH COMMISSIONERS.

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

Section 1. Section 102, Chapter 1, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

§ 102. Continuation; appointment; qualifications; term; vacancies

(a) The Board of Game and Fish Commissioners of the State of Delaware is continued and shall be known and termed as such.

(b) The Board shall be appointed by the Governor and consist of nine Commissioners, two from the City of Wilmington, two from New Castle County outside of Wilmington, two from Kent County, two from Sussex County and one at large, not more than six of whom, serving at the same time, shall be from one political party.

(c) The Commissioners shall be appointed for terms of six years, beginning on the 19th day of September in the year of appointment. Three Commissioners shall be appointed in each odd-numbered year.

(d) Any vacancy on the Board shall be filled by the Governor by appointment, and commissioned for the unexpired term in which the vacancy occurs.

Section 2. The provisions of this act shall not affect the terms of the present Commissioners. The six additional Commissioners provided for by this act shall be appointed for staggered terms so that two Commissioners shall be appointed for terms expiring September 19, 1967, two Commissioners shall be appointed for terms expiring September 19, 1969, two commissioners shall be appointed for terms expiring September 19, 1971, subsequent appointments shall be for full six year terms.

Approved June 27, 1966