CHAPTER 84 - STATE TREASURER, REFUND TO PURE OIL COMPANY

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF SIX HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-ONE DOLLARS AND EIGHTY-TWO CENTS ($671.82) TO PURE OIL COMPANY TO REIMBURSE IT FOR PENALTY PAID TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE ON MOTOR FUEL TAXES.

WHEREAS, Pure Oil Company owed to the State of Delaware, the sum of Two Thousand, Six Hundred and Nine Dollars and One Cent ($2,609.01) for motor fuel taxes for the month of January, A. D. 1934, and which sum became due and payable during the month of February, A. D. 1934;

AND WHEREAS, the said Pure Oil Company did, at the City of Chicago, State of Illinois, on the twenty-seventh day of February, A. D. 1934, send by United States Registered Mail, special delivery, its remittance for the said sum of Two Thousand, Six Hundred and Nine Dollars and One Cent ($2,609.01) in payment of "said tax, but said remittance did not reach the office of the State Treasurer until the first day of March, A. D. 1934, and the State Treasurer did impose a penalty on said Pure Oil Company of Six Hundred and Fifty-two Dollars and Twenty-five Cents ($652.25) and on the twentieth day of June, A. D. 1934, the said Pure Oil Company did remit to the State Treasurer the sum of Six Hundred and Seventy-one Dollars and Eighty-two Cents ($671.82) in payment of said penalty with accrued interest thereon, and which said payment was made under protest;

AND WHEREAS, the said Pure Oil Company should be reimbursed for the payment of said penalty and interest so paid as aforesaid;

Now therefore be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the State Treasurer be and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Pure Oil Company out of any moneys in the Treasury to the credit of the State Highway Department, the sum of Six Hundred and Seventy-one Dollars and Eighty-two Cents ($671.82) to reimburse said company for the penalty and interest thereon, as mentioned in the second preamble of this Act.

Approved April 12, 1935.