CHAPTER 296

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 309

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 7 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EEL FISHING.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §1809, Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by striking §1809 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

Ҥ1809. Minimum size limit.

It shall be unlawful for any person to possess any eel that measures less than 6 inches in total length.”

Section 2. Amend Chapter 18, Title 7 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

Ҥ1810. Noncommercial eel fishing.

It shall be unlawful for any person to possess more than 50 eels, unless said person has been issued a valid commercial eel license or has in their possession a valid receipt for said eels from another person who is authorized to catch or take eels for commercial purposes.”

Approved May 16, 2000