CHAPTER 51

APPROPRIATION

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF A PORTION OF THE COSTS OF DREDGING AND IMPROVING THE CHANNEL OF INDIAN RIVER.

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

Section 1. The sum of Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars shall be and is hereby appropriated out of the State Highway Fund for the purpose of this Act and the State Highway Department of the State of Delaware is hereby fully authorized, empowered and directed to pay said sum of Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars to the Government of the United States of America, represented by the District Engineer, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the project for which these funds are intended has been authorized by the Congress of the United States or has been included in any program of the President of the United States as an emergency project and when the said District Engineer, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been authorized to undertake upon the plans and specifications approved by the District Engineer, Corps of Engineers, or some other authorized Federal Agency, of the dredging and improvement of the channel in Indian River.

Section 2. That in the event the above project is authorized and undertaken, the State of Delaware will provide free of cost to the United States suitable rights of way and/or other land which may be required in furtherance of the purpose of this Act.

Section 3. The monies hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the State Highway Fund in accordance with the provisions of Section 1 of this Act.

Approved May 15, 1939.