CHAPTER 72

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 169

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 7, OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO FEDERAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT PLANS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 903(e), Title 7, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as follows:

"(3) The Department may promulgate such other regulations concerning any species of finfish, including marine mammals, that spend part or all of their life cycle within the tidal waters of the State; provided that such regulations are consistent with management plans approved by the U. S. Secretary of Commerce for the protection and conservation of said finfish or marine mammal."

Approved June 25, 1997