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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, SUBCHAPTER 1, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, PROHIBITING THE MALICIOUS OR DELIBERATE FRIGHTENING OR HARASSING OF MIGRATORY BIRDS WHILE AT REST AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR.

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

Section 1. Chapter 7, Subchapter I, Title 7, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new section to be denoted as Section 724 and to appear as follows:

§ 724. Malicious or deliberate frightening or harassing of migratory birds; penalties

Any person who shall maliciously, deliberately or otherwise frighten or harass migratory birds while at rest on the property of another by use of a rifle, shotgun, or any other weapon, shall be fined not less than Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00), nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), together with costs.

Approved May 22, 1969.