CHAPTER 105

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 259

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 23 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO DELAWARE BAY AND RIVER PILOTS.

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

Section 1. Amend 5105, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure "$10" as the same appears in the said section and substituting in lieu thereof the figure "$50".

Section 2. Amend Sill, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure "$10" as it appears in the said section and substituting in lieu thereof the figure "$50".

Section 3. Amend 5113, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "and given bond with sufficient surety to the Governor, in a sum not exceeding $500, conditioned for the true and faithful performance of the duties and services required by this Chapter, that he will not aid or assist in violating the revenue laws of the United States, and that he will deliver up the license granted to him when required by the Board of Pilot Commissioners pursuant to this chapter".

Section 4. Amend 5114, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "1 year" from the 10th line therein and substituting in lieu thereof the words "2 years".

Section 5. Amend 5115, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the figure "$10" in the 4th line therein and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "$50".

Section 6. Amend 5115, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "giving like security, as directed in 5113 of this title".

Section 7. Amend 5121, Chapter 1, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by striking all of lines 1 through 8 of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"every foreign ship or vessel and every ship or vessel engaged in foreign commerce or trade arriving from or bound to any foreign port or place, passing in or out of the entrance to Delaware Bay, and passing between the points of land known as the Capes of the Delaware, shall be obliged to receive a pilot. For the purposes of this section, the entrance to Delaware Bay is defined as that body of water bounded by the New Jersey and Delaware coasts as they border the Atlantic Ocean and included within an arc of twenty-mile radius as measured from the top of the lighthouse known as 'Harbor of Refuge Light". If the master of any ships or vessels,"."

Approved July 5,1979.