CHAPTER 77 - FARMERS BANK OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT FOR DEPOSIT CERTAIN VOUCHER CHECKS

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE STATE TREASURER TO PRESENT AND THE FARMERS' BANK OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AT DOVER, DELAWARE TO ACCEPT FOR DEPOSIT CERTAIN VOUCHER CHECKS ISSUED BY THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE WHICH WERE NOT PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT WITHIN THE STATUTORY PERIOD OF TWO YEARS AS PROVIDED IN 401, SECTION 4 OF CHAPTER 15, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CREDIT ACCOUNT OF STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.

WHEREAS, The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware during the period from April 7, 1933 to September 21, 1937, inclusive, issued the following voucher checks to the following named individuals and in the following amounts, viz.:

April 7, 1933—Charles Milby $ 15.00

November 2, 1933—John Urash 2.00

January 24, 1934—Elias E. Othoson 450.00

January 25, 1934—Rebecca P. Cann 50.00

February 8, 1934—George M. Fisher, Attorney for

011ie P. Moore, Est. 1,750.00

February 25, 1935—Finley Geisman 58.00

July 13, 1935—Benjamin Bedwell 25.00

July 21, 1936—Evans S. Lynch 110.00

April 24, 1937—Paschall and Sons 6,000.00

September 21, 1937—Thomas Munsey Keith 500.00

TOTAL $8,960.00

WHEREAS, said voucher checks were not presented to the said Farmers' Bank at Dover, Delaware for payment within two years after the date of each such voucher check; AND

WHEREAS, By reason of the fact that said voucher checks were not presented for payment within the time aforesaid, the State Highway fund because the State Highway Department was required to issue new voucher checks therefor has been penalized to the extent of the amount of said checks to-wit $8,960.00; 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 of the State of Delaware be and he is hereby authorized and directed to present to the Farmers' Bank of the State of Delaware at Dover, Delaware, for deposit to the credit of the State of Delaware the above listed voucher checks aggregating the sum of $8,960.00 and the said Farmers' Bank of the State of Delaware be and it is hereby authorized and directed to accept for deposit the above listed voucher checks aggregating $8,960.00 notwithstanding the provisions of 401, Section 4, of Chapter 15, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935.

Section 2. The State Auditor of the State of Delaware be and he is hereby authorized and directed to credit the account of the State Highway Department with the aggregate amount of said voucher checks to-wit $8,960.00.

Section 3. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved April 3, 1941.