CHAPTER 159

PUBLIC ARCHIVES COMMISSION ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN FEDERAL PUBLIC RECORDS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 36, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, TO ENABLE THE PUBLIC ARCHIVES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN FEDERAL PUBLIC RECORDS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 36, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding at the end of 1086. Sec. 3. thereof a new Section to be designated 1086C. Sec. 3C. thereof, as follows:

1086C. Sec. 3C. That the Public Archives Commission of the State of Delaware shall be authorized and empowered by this Act to acquire and take into its protective custody, subject to the rules, regulations and acts governing the said Commission, such public records in the custody of the Government of the United States of America as may relate to the State of Delaware. The provisions of this Act have particular reference to the Selective Service records pertaining to Delaware, but early naturalizations, court proceedings and similar records may be acquired at the discretion of the Public Archives Commission or its qualified agent.

Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are assured access to such Federal records which may be transferred under this Act and the State Archivist shall grant access to such records to other qualified Federal employees upon presentation of proper identification.

Section 2. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed so far as such inconsistencies exist.

Approved April 3, 1947.