CHAPTER 315

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 139

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENTS NO. 1 AND 3

AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5 AND CHAPTER 11, PART 1, TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FISHING; AND PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF CERTAIN CHARGES.

BE IT ENACTED By THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Three-fifths of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §1125, Chapter 11, Part 1, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (c) in its entirety, and substituting In Neu thereof the following:

"(c) The purchase price of the special trout fishing stamps shall be set by the Department annually, but the maximum prices shall be as follows:

(1) For Delaware residents: $4.20 for persons 16 years of age and older; and $2.10 for persons 12 to 16 years of age. Stamps are not required for any Delaware resident under 12 years of age.

(2) For non-residents: $6 20. Stamps are not required for any non-resident under 12 years of age."

Section 2. Amend Section 1126, Chapter 11, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking it in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the a new Section 1126 to read as follows:

"Section 1126. Trout Stamp To Be Signed in Ink and Certain Exemptions from Purchase of a Trout Stamp.

Anyone who wishes to fish for trout shall purchase a trout fishing stamp and sign his name in ink across the face of said stamp; he shall then be permitted to take trout during the open season for such fish and in a manner permitted by law from the fresh waters which are stocked with trout by the Department. Any person exempt from purchasing a Delaware fishing license under the provisions of Title 7 of the Delaware Code, Section 502 (f), (g), (h), (I), or (J) is also exempt from purchasing a Delaware trout stamp."

Section 3. This Act shall become effective January 1, 1983.

Approved June 30, 1982.