CHAPTER 174

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 328

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO ISSUE A COMMERCIAL GILL NET FOODFISHING PERMIT TO HARRY LOGAN OF NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE, WHO IS PRESENTLY PROHIBITED FROM OBTAINING A PERMIT UNDER THE DELAWARE FINFISHING STATUTES.

WHEREAS, Mr. Harry Logan, 909 West Avenue, Holloway Terrace, New Castle, Delaware has been engaged in commercial gill net fishing with his brother, William Logan, for over thirty years; and

WHEREAS, only William Logan had obtained a commercial gill net foodfishing permit in 1984 when they were last available; and

WHEREAS, Mr. William Logan is no longer physically able to fish with nets and he is prohibited from transferring his commercial gill net foodfishing permit to his brother; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Harry Logan has the support of the Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries and gained their support by resolution to have legislation introduced to authorize the ONREC to issue a commercial gill net permit to Harry Logan; and

WHEREAS, the DNREC has no objection to issuing Mr. Harry Logan a commercial gill net foodfishing permit authorized by appropriate legislation.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The DNREC is hereby authorized and directed to issue a commercial gill net permit to Mr. Harry Logan, 909 West Avenue, New Castle, Delaware notwithstanding the provisions of §915(f), Chapter 9, Title 7, Delaware Code.

Approved February 8, 1990.