CHAPTER 287

APPROPRIATION

STATE PARK COMMISSION

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 166, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND THE SUPERVISION AND CONTROL THEREOF.

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

Section 1. That Article 3 of Chapter 166 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding thereto after 5746. Sec. 27. of said Article a new section, to be known as 5746A. Sec. 27A., as follows:

5746A. Sec. 27A. Nothing contained in this Article shall be construed or deemed to prohibit or limit in any way the power and authority granted unto the State Park Commission of Delaware to develop, establish and maintain State Parks on the public lands of the State of Delaware in Sussex County bordering on the Atlantic Ocean as such power and authority is set forth in Chapter 259 of Volume 41, Laws of Delaware, 1937.

Anything contained in this Article to the contrary notwithstanding the State Highway Department shall not convey, lease or extend or renew any lease of lands upon which the State Park Commission shall have established a State Park in accordance herewith except with the approval of the said State Park Commission.

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated to the State Park Commission of Delaware for the purpose of supervising, repairing and controlling damage to the beach by erosion or otherwise the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).

Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 16, 1949.