CHAPTER 443

FORMERLY

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1 FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 348

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

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

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

Section 1. Amend ยง4701(a)(5), Title 7 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

(G) (i) The Department is authorized to administer a program for the issuance of numbered surf fishing and state park specialty vehicle plates. A state park specialty vehicle plate shall serve as an annual permit. The Department will establish fees, rules and regulations for the purchase, replacement, transfer, renewal, non-renewal and forfeiture of such plates managed through this voluntary program. The Department may charge a fee for surf fishing and state park specialty vehicle plates not to exceed $500 per plate or may auction surf fishing and state park specialty plates pursuant to paragraph G(ii) in which case the amount charged shall be based upon interest and demand for such plates as determined by auction.

(ii) The Secretary is hereby authorized to establish, implement and manage an auction program to sell surf fishing and state park specialty vehicle plates as provided for in paragraph G(i). Any auction of such vehicle plates shall be conducted in accordance with accepted auction practices and shall require valid vehicle registration as proof of eligibility, limit individuals to acquiring one vehicle plate per licensed vehicle, and ensure that the highest bid from an eligible individual is the successful bid. Vehicle plates numbered 1 through 200 shall be limited to vehicles registered in Delaware.

Approved October 16, 2014