CHAPTER 107 - STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT - CONTROL OF ALL COUNTY ROADS

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO TAKE OVER THE FULL MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF ALL HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE NOW UNDER THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF THE LEVY COURTS OF THE RESPECTIVE COUNTIES.

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

Section 1. That on and after the first day of July, 1935, all the public roads and highways and bridges in the State of Delaware now under the care and management and control of the Levy Courts of the respective Counties in this State, shall be under the absolute care and management and control of the State Highway Department, and the said Levy Courts shall be relieved of any further responsibility therefor, except that the said Levy Courts or either or any of them, may proceed to carry out any outstanding contract or contracts in reference thereto.

Section 2. That the Levy Courts of the respective Counties, in making up their budgets and fixing the tax rates for the respective Counties, shall omit any tax for road purposes.

Approved March 29, 1935.