CHAPTER 333

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 366

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 12, TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PESTICIDES AND CIVIL PENALTIES THEREUNDER.

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

Section 1. Amend Subsection (a)(1), Section 1225, Chapter 12, Title 3, of the Delaware Code by striking the words "$1,000" where they appear therein and substituting in lieu thereof the words "$2,500".

Section 2. Amend Subsection (a)(I), Section 1225, Chapter 12, Title 3 of the Delaware Code by adding a new sentence at the end of said subsection which shall read as follows:

In the case of a private applicator, the Secretary may assess a civil penalty not to exceed $500 for each offense involving a violation of this chapter or a rule or regulation adopted thereunder, or any order issued pursuant thereto."

Section 3. Amend Section 1220, Chapter 12, Title 3 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection to said section to be designated as "(c)" to read as follows:

"(c) The Department shall deny the issuance of a certification to any person working under the direction or employment of an applicator whose certification has been suspended, revoked or modified. Such denial shall continue in effect until the term of the Department's final order has expired."

Approved July 11, 1990.