CHAPTER 285

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 367

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 3 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE POSSESSION OF POISONOUS SNAKES.

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

Section 1. Amend § 7201, Title 3 of the Delaware Code, by adding the following language at the end of the existing text:

“Notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter to the contrary, except for medical or psychological research or for display in any licensed zoological park or traveling circus, no person shall bring into this State, possess, sell or exhibit any poisonous snake not native to or generally found in Delaware where the venom of such snake poses a risk of serious injury or death to a human, and no permit for the same shall be issued by the Department of Agriculture.”

Approved April 18, 2000