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:
“§1809. 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:
“§1810. 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