CHAPTER 298

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 642

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE POSSESSION LIMITS OF CERTAIN FINFISH.

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 Chapter 9, Title 7, Delaware Code by adding a new section to be designated as "§938" to read as follows:

"§938. Creel limits on finfish; exceptions.

(a) Unless otherwise provided in this Chapter, or by regulations promulgated by the Department, or permit issued by the Division, a fisherman shall not have in possession at or between the place caught and his or her personal abode or temporary or transient place of lodging more finfish that exceed the following numbers for the species listed:

(1) 20 for Tautog (Tautoga unitis) or blackfish.

(b) Each finfish of a species in possession that exceeds the number authorized in subsection (a) of this section shall constitute a separate violation."

Approved July 5, 1990.