CHAPTER 455

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

RELATIVE TO A REFUND OF BOND PREMIUMS PAID BY LEROY H. RYAN, SR., ESQ.

WHEREAS, LeRoy H. Ryan, Sr. of the town of Frankford, Sussex County and State of Delaware, was appointed and qualified as a Justice of the Peace in and for Sussex County, Delaware, resident in Dagsboro Hundred; and

WHEREAS, by Code Section 4448. Sec. 3. of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, every Justice of the Peace is required on or before entering upon' his office to become bound to the State of Delaware with sufficient surety or sureties approved by the Secretary of State, that he will well and duly perform all his duties as Justice of the Peace and comply with all laws and statutes of the State of Delaware applicable to the office of Justice of the Peace; and

WHEREAS, said LeRoy H. Ryan, Sr. did give bond as required of him, his surety being the American Surety Company; and did pay the premiums therefor from April 10, 1941 until April 10, 1946, at the rate of Ten ($10.00) Dollars each year; and

WHEREAS, said LeRoy H. Ryan, Sr. has not been reimbursed by the State of Delaware for said premiums so paid by him in the amount of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars, although State appropriations were made for the payment of said bond premiums, and it was not intended by the General Assembly that such bond premiums should be paid by the individual Justices, NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 115th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that the Treasurer of the State of Delaware be and he is hereby authorized to pay to LeRoy H. Ryan, Sr., Justice of the Peace as aforesaid, the sum of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars to reimburse him for the said sum of money justly due him for advancements made as aforesaid, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 8, 1949