CHAPTER 320

APPROPRIATION

DELAWARE COMMISSION OF SHELL FISHERIES

AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE COMMISSION OF SHELL FISHERIES FOR THE STATE'S SHARE OF THE INITIAL COST OF THE DIPROVEMENT OF A CHANNEL ACROSS REHOBOTH BAY TO THE CHANNEL LEADING FROM MILLSBORO THROUGH INDIAN RIVER TO THE INLET, AND AUTHORIZING AND EMPOWERING SAID COMMISSION TO ACT AS THE AGENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the channel leading from the point where the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal empties into Rehoboth Bay to Masseys Landing and from thence through the ditches to a proposed channel leading from Millsboro to the Indian River Inlet, has shoaled and should be dredged to such a depth and width as to allow shipping through said channel; and

WHEREAS, the United States Government through its proper agencies is prepared to expend the sum of Ninety Thousand ($90,000.00) Dollars for said project, provided the State of Delaware makes a contribution of Twenty Thousand ($20,000.00) Dollars to the initial cost of said work; NOW, THEREFORE,

In order to avail the State of Delaware of the offer on the part of the government of the United States,

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

Section 1. That the sum of Twenty Thousand ($20,000.00) Dollars is hereby appropriated to the Delaware Commission of Shell Fisheries for use in carrying out the purposes of this Act, the said sum so appropriated to be paid by the said Commission to the proper agency of the United States Government as the contribution of the State of Delaware to the' initial cost of the improvement mentioned herein.

The amount so appropriated shall be paid out by the State Treasurer of the State of Delaware upon warrants duly signed and approved by the proper officers of the Commission of Shell Fisheries.

Section 2. This bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Bill, and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 29, 1949.