DE SB198 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 11 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-11 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Bill eliminates the prohibition against hunting for deer on Sundays. Additionally, it maintains the applicable agency regulating public lands authority and discretion to regulate, including prohibition of, deer hunting on Sundays. Lastly, the bill allows for the harvesting of deer on Sundays through DNRECs deer depredation programs.

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An Act To Amend Title 7 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Regulations And Prohibitions Concerning Game And Fish.


Roll Calls

2018-06-28 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-07 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-07-11 Signed by Governor
2018-06-28 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 NO
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Agriculture) in House with 7 On Its Merits
2018-06-12 Assigned to Agriculture Committee in House
2018-06-07 Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 2 NO 2 ABSENT
2018-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits
2018-05-08 Introduced and Assigned to Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee in Senate

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