CHAPTER 41

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 17

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, CHAPTER 5, SECTION 512, RELATING TO TERM OF LICENSE.

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

Section 1. Title 7, Delaware Code, Section 512, is hereby amended by striking said Section 512 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 512 to read as follows:

§512. Term of license

(a) All licenses issued by the Division of Fish and Wildlife shall be in lieu of all other charges for such privileges and shall authorize their legal holder the privilege prescribed thereon only during the fiscal year, and, with the exception of fishing licenses, such licenses shall expire on the thirtieth day of June following the date of their issue except short-term licenses which shall be valid only during the periods prescribed on the license.

(b) Fishing licenses shall authorize their legal holder the privilege prescribed thereon only during the calendar year beginning the first day of January and such licenses shall expire on the thirty-first day of December of the year they are issued."

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall become effective July 1, 1971, and all fishing licenses issued effective July 1, 1971, shall be valid for a six-month period ending December 31, 1971. The fee for the six-month license shall be one-half the annual fee as provided by law for the class of license purchased.

Approved April 22, 1971.