CHAPTER 270

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 511

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 7, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO HUNTING LICENSES FOR NONRESIDENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 507, Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection to read as follows:

"(f) A nonresident shall be exempt from the licensing requirement of this chapter while hunting snow geese, provided:

(1) The non-resident resides in another state or Canadian province which extends the same exemption to Delaware residents;

(2) The nonresident is properly licensed, or exempt from the licensing requirement, to hunt snow geese in the state or Canadian province in which he or she resides;

(3) The nonresident purchases a migratory waterfowl stamp as provided for by § 517 of this Title; and

(4) The nonresident complies with the hunter education requirements of § 506(a) of this Title."

Section 2. Amend § 508(5), Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by striking the word "waterfowl,", and by striking the phrase "and not valid for hunting on any publicly owned land".

Section 3. Amend § 517(b), Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by inserting the phrase "Unless otherwise provided in this Chapter," between the period "." and the phrase "Any person who is exempt".

Approved April 20, 1998