CHAPTER 204

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 156

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 18, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO EEL FISHING.

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 18, Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

"§ 1809. Minimum Size Limit.

It shall be unlawful for any person to take from the tidal waters of this State and reduce to possession any eel that measures less than six (6) inches in total length."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective on the date signed by the Governor and shall cease to be effective at such a time as a fisheries management plan for eels is approved by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

Approved July 10, 1995