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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 72

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO MENHADEN FISHING.

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

Section 1. Amend 5919 (b), Chapter 9, Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) Menhaden fishing will not be permitted within three miles of the shore in any State waters."

Section 2. Amend 5919 (d), Chapter 9, Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking said subsection in its entirety.

Section 3. Amend 5919, Chapter 9, Part I, Title 7 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (i), and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(i) Whoever violates this section shall be fined $2,500 for the first offense, and $5,000 for each offense thereafter."

Approved July 8, 1983.