CHAPTER 29

APPROPRIATION

SLAUGHTER BEACH EROSION

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTING THE BEACH OR STRAND OPPOSITE AND NEAR THE TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH, IN SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE, FROM EROSION.

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to erect, build, rebuild, replace and repair such groins, jetties, banks, dikes and/or bulkheads along the beach or strand opposite and within one and one-half miles south of the Town of Slaughter Beach, in Sussex County, Delaware, as in the judgment of said Department may be necessary to protect the same from erosion by the waters of the Delaware Bay.

Section 2. A sum not in excess of Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500.00) is hereby appropriated for such purposes and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same upon proper vouchers drawn from time to time by the State Highway Department for the purposes hereinbefore set forth.

Section 3. In the event that all or any part of said sum of Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500.00) shall remain unexpended on June 30, 1943 or on June 30, 1944, it shall not revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury but shall remain available for said purposes up to and including June 30, 1945.

Section 4. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the monies hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated.