CHAPTER 362

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 315

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF FALCONRY.

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

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

"§725. Falconry; permit; regulations; hunting.

(a) No person may take, transport, or posses any raptor for falconry purposes in this State without first procuring a falconry permit from the Department. The Department shall not charge a fee for a falconry permit.

(b) The State hereby adopts the provisions of Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to falconry, and the Department may promulgate such other regulations as may be necessary to govern the practice of falconry.

(c) The falconry permit, when accompanied by a current hunting license, authorizes the hunting of game birds and game animals in compliance with the State's seasons and bag limits."

Approved July 7, 1998