OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 216, VOLUME 21, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROVIDE AND ESTABLISH A STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND TO PRESCRIBE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES," BY INCREASING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 216, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act to provide and establish a State Board of Agriculture and to prescribe its powers and duties," be and the same are hereby amended by adding thereto the following as a new section.
Section 22. The said Board of Agriculture shall have power to compel all growers of fruit to stamp or mark the baskets, boxes, packages, crates, parcels or other receptacle used by them for the shipment of any fruit or fruits with his or her or their name or names, initial or initials or with some distinguishing device or mark which may be readily and easily read and seen on the same, and said Board may adopt rules and regulations to carry this into effect.
If any grower of any fruit or fruits shall neglect or fail, after ten days' notice by said Board, to comply with the provisions of this section he or she or they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall forfeit and pay a fine of five dollars.
Approved March 9, A.D. 1901.