CHAPTER 500

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

TO

SENATE BILL NO. 358

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FISHING EQUIPMENT

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

Section 1. Amend §931, Title 7, Delaware code by adding thereto a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

"(g) In the event a person with a commercial food fishing license and a food fishing equipment permit for gill nets is disabled and unable to deploy or set his or her gill nets. The person shall be issued a written permit by the Department authorizing his or her spouse, child or grandchild to deploy or set said person's gill nets for a period to be specified by the physician who certifies the disability. Such persons shall be limited during their lifetime to a total of 2 years during which their gill nets may be set or deployed by a spouse, child and/or grandchild. For purposes of this subsection, the term 'disabled' shall mean a person certified in writing by a licensed medical physician in Delaware to be temporarily unable to perform the substantial and material duties associated with the setting or deploying of gill nets based upon medical evidence."

Approved July 12, 1996