Senate Bill 133
149th General Assembly (2017 - 2018)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO IMPOSE A MORATORIUM ON THE PUBLICATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY INFORMATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
This Act acknowledges that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has been collecting natural resource data for years without the consent of the respective property owners. This Act further prohibits the dissemination of natural resource data to any person or entity without first disclosing the date and method of collection along with obtaining the written consent of the respective property owner. In the event written consent cannot be obtained during a two year period following the effective date of this Act, the Department must expunge, without the distribution or transmission to any other person or entity any natural resource data.
Takes effect upon being signed into law