CHAPTER 24 – APPROPRIATION

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF SIX HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SIX DOLLARS AND TWENTY-EIGHT CENTS ($626.28) TO PETROL CORPORATION TO REIMBURSE IT FOR PENALTY PAID TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE ON MOTOR FUEL TAXES.

WHEREAS, Petrol Corporation owed to the State of Delaware the sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred and Five Dollars and Twelve Cents ($2,505.12) for motor fuel taxes for the month of November, A. D., 1937, and the sum became due and payable during the month of December, A. D., 1937;

AND WHEREAS, the said Petrol Corporation did at the City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania on the Twelfth day of January, A. D., 1938, send its remittance by mail for the said sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred and Five Dollars and Twelve Cents ($2,505.12) in payment of said tax, but said remittance did not reach the office of the Delaware State Highway Department within the time required by law, and the said Delaware State Highway Department did impose a penalty on said Petrol Corporation of Six Hundred and Twenty-six Dollars and Twenty-eight Cents ($626.28) and on the Twenty-first day of March, A. D., 1938, the said Petrol Corporation did remit to the Delaware State Highway Department the sum of Six Hundred and Twenty-six Dollars and Twenty-eight Cents ($626.28) in payment of said penalty, and which said payment was made under protest;

AND WHEREAS, the said Petrol Corporation should be reimbursed for the payment of said penalty 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 Petrol Corporation out of any money in the Treasury of the State of Delaware to the credit of the said State Highway Department the sum of Six Hundred and Twenty-six Dollars and Twenty-eight Cents ($626.28) to reimburse said Petrol Corporation for the said penalty as mentioned in the Second Preamble of this Act.

Approved May 9, 1941.