House Amendment 8 to House Bill 451
151st General Assembly (2021 - 2022)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
This amendment adds that a person under the age of 21 may possess or control a firearm for the purpose of engaging in lawful hunting so long as the person is in compliance with already-existing Delaware law that identifies the firearm accoutrements, ammunition, and number of cartridges that may be used on specific lands during a particular hunting season. This amendment also makes clear that a person is not in violation of § 1448(a)(5) if the person possesses or uses a firearm during the use of force upon or towards another person if such use of force is justifiable for the protection of self or others or property.