CHAPTER 311

APPROPRIATION

LEWES BEACH EROSION

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PROTECTING THE BEACH OR STRAND OPPOSITE, IN FRONT OF, OR NEAR THE TOWN OF LEWES, ALONG THE DELAWARE BAY SHORE, 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 provide, erect, construct and build such groins, jetties, banks, dikes, and/or bulkheads along the beach or strand opposite, in front of, or near the Town of Lewes, along the Delaware Bay Shore 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 Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) is hereby appropriated for such purposes, and the State Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the same upon proper voucher drawn from time to time by the State Highway Department for purposes hereinbefore set forth.

Section 3. In the event that all or any part of said sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) shall remain unexpended on June 30, 1949, or on June 30, 1950, 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, 1951.

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.

Approved June 29, 1949.