CHAPTER 97

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 184

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1, CHAPTER 7, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE BY CREATING A NEW SECTION 705 RELATING TO REQUIRING PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE HUNTING OF DEER IN THIS STATE TO DISPLAY ON THEIR PERSON A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF COLOR KNOWN AS "HUNTER ORANGE".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Subchapter I, Chapter 7, Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by creating a new section therein to be designated as §705 to read as follows:

§ 705. Requiring wearing of hunter orange in the hunting of deer; violation and penalty

(a) "Hunter orange" means a daylight fluorescent orange color with a dominent wave length between 595 and 605 nanometers, and exotation purity of not less than 85 percent and illumminous factor of not less than 40 percent.

(b) Any person hunting deer in this State shall display on his head, chest, and back a total of not less than 400 square inches of hunter orange material.

(c) Whoever violates the provisions of this section, upon conviction shall be fined not less than $10.00 nor more than $100.00.

(d) Justices of the Peace shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine violations of this section.

Approved June 25, 1973.