CHAPTER 346

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 393

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 23 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO NAVIGATION AND WATERS.

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

Section 1. Amend §2212, Subchapter II, Chapter 22, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by redesignating §2212(i) and §2212(j) as §2212(j) and §2212(k), respectively.

Section 2. Amend §2212, Subchapter II, Chapter 22, Title 23 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new §2212(i) to read as follows:

"(I) On Delaware waters other than the Atlantic Ocean, no person shall operate a personal watercraft at any speed greater than headway speed unless said personal watercraft is least 100 feet from all wharfs, piers, docks, boat launching areas, pilings, bridge structures or abutments, moored, drifting or anchored vessels, all non-motorized vessels, and any shoreline, and at least 300 feet from all people in the water; provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to the waters of the Nanticoke River."

Approved July 10, 1992.