CHAPTER 224

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 674

AN ACT TO AMEND §2113, CHAPTER 21, TITLE 23, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO LICENSING AND REGISTRATION FEES OF MOTOR BOATS.

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 §2113, Chapter 21, Title 23, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection to be designated as subsection (f) to read as follows:

"(f) Any vessel utilizing tidal water boat access facilities provided by the Department shall be registered as required in this Section in the State of Delaware (which license includes funds for maintenance of these facilities under §2118(b) of this Chapter) or shall purchase a 'boat ramp certificate'. Boats belonging to the United States Government (except recreational type public vessels), State and any rescue vessel operated for the public benefit are exempt from this requirement. The 'boat ramp certificate' shall cost $10.00, shall be affixed in a satisfactory location to the boat for which intended and shall be non-transferable. Income accrued from the sale of boat ramp certificates is appropriated to the Department (Division of Fish and Wildlife) and shall be used in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Aid in Fisheries Restoration (Dingell-Johnson) Act."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective August 1, 1975