CHAPTER 238

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 241

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 80, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE COUNCIL ON SHELL FISHERIES.

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

Section 1. Amend subsection (c) of §8006, Chapter 80, Title 29, Delaware Code, by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (c) to read as follows:

"(c) The Council on Shell Fisheries shall be composed of seven (7) members who shall be appointed by the Governor. The Council shall be composed of the following members:

One (1) person engaged in commercial lobstering, One (1) person engaged in commercial crabbing, One (1) person engaged in commercial oystering, One (1) person engaged in commercial clamming, One (1) person knowledgeable in marine fisheries, One (1) person representing recreational shell fishing, One (1) person, the Chairman, to serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

The terms of the members shall be staggered. The first two (2) appointees shall serve for a term of one (1) year, the next two (2) appointees shall serve for a term of two (2) years and the next two (2) shall serve for a term of three (3) years. Thereafter, all new appointees shall serve for a term of three (3) years."

FURTHER AMEND Senate Bill No. 241 by adding thereto a new Section to be designated as Section 2 to read as follows:

Section 2. Upon signature of the Governor, the existing Shell Fisheries Advisory Council as presently constituted is hereby abolished.

Approved January 28, 1974.