SENATE BILL NO. 254
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 75, TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO BEEKEEPING.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend §7512, Title 3 of the Delaware Code, by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new section to read as follows:
§7512. Violations and penalties
Whoever knowingly violates this Chapter or any order or quarantine regulation issued hereunder, or interferes in any way with the duly appointed representatives of the Department of Agriculture in the discharge of the duties specified in this Chapter, shall be fined $50 for the first offense and $100 for any subsequent offenses. For purposes of Sections 7509, 7510 and 7513, each colony shall constitute a single offense. The Justice of the Peace Courts shall have jurisdiction over all offenses under this Chapter."
Approved July 8, 1987.