HOUSE BILL NO. 136
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2 AND SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO FINFISHING IN TIDAL AND NON-TIDAL WATERS OF THE STATE FOR ALL FINFISH EXCEPT MENHADEN.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section I. Amend Section 917, Chapter 9, Title 7, Delaware Code by adding a new Subsection (J) to read as follows:
"(J) Notwithstanding Subsection (d) above, a person may fish In the Nanticoke River with a drift net that extends more than one-third the distance measured perpendicular from shore to opposite shore provided the drift net does not obstruct navigation."
Section 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of TiUe 7, Section 914(5), Delaware Code, any person who is qualified and sanctioned by the Federal Government to catch [codfish in the Federal Conservation Zone, and lands said foodfish in Delaware may apply for a commercial foodfishing license from the Department during the ten (10) working days immediately following the enactment of this Bill.
Section 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 7, Section 914(5), Delaware Code, the Department Is authorized to Issue commercial foodlishhis licenses to individuals qualified in Section 1 of this Bill for the remainder of Calendar Year 1985 during the ten (10) working days immediately following the enactment of this Bill.
Approved July 3, 1985