DE SB158 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-4)
Status: Passed on April 5 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-05 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act allows a person to land food fish in Delaware that was caught using equipment or a method illegal in Delaware waters if the food fish was caught in the fishery conservation zone, the person has the necessary State and federal permits, the amount of the food fish is in compliance with an established State quota, and the equipment or method is legal the fishery conservation zone. This change is necessary so that a person who needs to fish in the fishery conservation zone to reach an established State quota of fish can safely and efficiently land the fish in Delaware.

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An Act To Amend Title 7 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Types Of Fishing Equipment And Methods Used For Fishing For Food Fish.


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-15 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-15 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-04-05 Signed by Governor
2018-03-29 Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
2018-03-28 Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 1 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
2018-03-22 Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House
2018-03-15 Suspension of Rules in Senate
2018-03-15 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-03-13 Introduced and Assigned to Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee in Senate

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