CHAPTER 40

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 15

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.

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

Section 1. Amend § 8003(13)(a), Title 29 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining and deletions as shown by strike through as follows:

(13) Establish, supervise, direct and account for the operations and functions of the personnel responsible for the enforcement of the laws, regulations, rules, permits, licenses, orders and program requirements of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. In exercising the powers, duties and functions under this subdivision, the Secretary may:

a. Employ enforcement personnel who shall be officially known as law-enforcement officers of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, but who may be designated as Natural Resources Police Officers and shall include environmental protection officers, Fish and Wildlife Agents or and park rangers;

Approved June 11, 2013