CHAPTER 177

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 151

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO, 1 AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FISHING SEASONS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Title 7 of the Delaware Code by deleting §939(a) and replacing said section with the following:

"(a) Nothwithstanding §938 of this Title, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess or retain more than 3 tautog (Tautoga onitis) during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on April 1 through and including midnight on June 30 next ensuing except that an individual who free dives without the aid of an underwater mechanical breathing device may take by spear and possess not more than 10 Tautog per day during this period.

Notwithstanding §924 (b)(7) of this title, it shall be unlawful to possess any tautog during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. on April 1 through and including midnight on June 30, next ensuing, which measures less than 15 inches long in total length."

Approved February 4, 1994