CHAPTER 144

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 286

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 7, PART I, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE PERTAINING TO REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS CONCERNING GAME AND FISH.

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

Section 1. Amend §709, Chapter 7, Part I, Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

§709. Loaded firearms prohibited in or on motor vehicles, motor boats or farm machinery

No person shall have a loaded shotgun or rifle in his possession in, against, or on any automobile; other vehicle; any piece of farm machinery; motor boat while under power; sail boat while under power ; or have any ammunition in the magazine or chamber of such shotgun or rifle except when it is otherwise lawful to hunt crippled migratory birds from a motor boat as permitted by Federal law.

Approved July 6, 1973.