CHAPTER 588

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 621

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SHELLFISH AND THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.

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

Section 1. Amend § 1902(a), Title 7, Delaware Code, by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3) and (4) as (3), (4) and (5), respectively, and by adding thereto a new paragraph (2) to read as follows:

"(2) To prevent and control the spread of shellfish-borne diseases by providing for the sanitary harvesting, handling, transportation, processing, production and sale of shellfish;"

Section 2. Amend § 2405(b), Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking the phrase "of Health and Social Services".

Section 3. Amend § 2604(a), Title 7, Delaware Code, by striking the phrase "of Health and Social Services".

Approved July 25, 1996