CHAPTER 299

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 701

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE USE OF SNOWMOBILES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §4701, Chapter 47, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding a new subparagraph (11) as follows:

"(11) The authority of the Department shall extend to the use of snowmobiles operated on property under the jurisdiction of the Department. For the purpose of this Act a 'snowmobile' means (1) a motor vehicle designed to travel over ice or snow supported in whole or in part by skis, belts, or cleats, or (2) an engine-driven vehicle of a type which uses sled-type runners or skis or an endless belt tread or any combination of these or other similar means of contact with the surface upon which it is operated. The term does not include any farm tractor, highway or other construction equipment or any military or law-enforcement vehicle. For the registration of a snowmobile the fee shall be $10 for two years and first registration shall be required before November 1 after the bill is approved by the Governor. All the fees collected under the authority of this section shall be deposited in the General Fund of this State and designated solely for snowmobile trail construction, maintenance and administration."

Section 2. This bill will become law with the approval of the Governor.

Approved June 1, 1978.