CHAPTER 587

SENATE BILL NO. 441

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND PART 1, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE PROVIDING RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS AGAINST THE KILLING OF RED FOXES.

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

Section 1. Amend §793, Chapter 7, Part 1, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking the first paragraph of said section in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"No person shall at any time shoot, kill, wound, take, or destroy any red fox. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the killing of a fox by the owner of poultry if such fox is in the act of killing or carrying away such poultry."

Section 2. Amend §793, Chapter 7, Part 1, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure "$10" as the same appears in the last paragraph of said section and substituting the figure "$50" as the same appears in the last paragraph, and substituting the figure "$100" in lieu thereof.

Section 3. Amend §795, Chapter 7, Part 1, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking the first sentence of the third paragraph of said section, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the killing of a fox by the owner of poultry if such fox is in the act of killing or carrying away such poultry."

Approved July 21, 1976