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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 93

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO MANDATORY TRAPPER EDUCATION TRAINING BEFORE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE.

WHEREAS, inexperienced outdoorsmen are venturing into the field of trapping; and

WHEREAS, the risk of confrontations with land owners, the general public, are a genuine concern; and

WHEREAS, experienced trappers and Division of Fish and Wildlife, D.N.R.E.C. have concluded three Trapper Education courses; and

WHEREAS, instructors in Trapper Education have received accreditation from the State of Delaware.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section I. Amend §501(b) of Subchapter I, Chapter 5, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding at the end of subsection (b) the following:

"Every resident required to obtain a trapping license who was born after January 1, 1978, shall have satisfactorily completed a course in trapping education approved by the Department before such person makes application for a trapping license."

Section 2. Amend §506 of Subchapter I, Chapter 5, Title 7, Delaware Code by adding at the end of subsection (b) the following:

"Every non-resident required to obtain a trapping license who was born after January 1, 1978, shall have satisfactorily completed a course in trapping education approved by the Department before such person makes application for a trapping license."

Approved June 30, 1993.