DE SB228 | 2011-2012 | 146th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 27 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-07-27 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill prohibits, for the purposes of public safety and wildlife conservation, use of devices that amplify light to hunt wild birds or wild animals at nighttime. The bill also allows use of artificial light to hunt frogs from a boat.

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An Act To Amend Title 7 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Prohibition Against The Use Of Lights For Hunting.


Roll Calls

2012-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-06-13 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-07-27 Signed by Governor
2012-06-26 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 41 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES) in House with 7 On Its Merits
2012-06-14 Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House
2012-06-13 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 1 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-13 Amendment SA 2 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-13 Amendment SA 2 - Introduced in Senate
2012-06-13 Amendment SA 1 - Stricken
2012-06-12 Amendment SA 1 - Introduced and Placed With the Bill in Senate
2012-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2012-05-16 Assigned to Natural Resources & Environmental Control Committee in Senate
2012-05-16 Assigned to Committee in Senate

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