CHAPTER 160

CLAIM - BEULAH MOORE

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEY TO BEULAH MOORE AS COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES SUFFERED, EXPENSES INCURRED AND TO BE INCURRED, AS THE RESULT OF AN ATTACK BY A DEER IN TILE CONTROL AND CUSTODY OF TILE DELAWARE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.

WHEREAS, on February 4, 1949, the Delaware Game and Fish Commission seized a young deer; and

WHEREAS, the said Delaware Game and Fish Commission caused the deer to be confined within an enclosure at the residence of the Petersburg Refuge, which residence was occupied by James S. Moore and Beulah Moore, his wife; and

WHEREAS, on the late afternoon of September 19, 1949, the said deer escaped from its enclosure, attacking Beulah Moore, who suffered a fractured spine, crushed vertebrae and other internal injuries, from which she narrowly escaped death, and for which she was hospitalized for a long period of time; and

WHEREAS, the said Beulah Moore has not fully recovered from the effects of the injuries she received as aforesaid, nor has she been able to carry on her usual activities at certain times for which she received compensation; and

WHEREAS, until the said Beulah Moore is fully recovered from the effects of her injuries, it will be necessary to make further expenditures for care and attention; NOW, THEREFORE,

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-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00) is hereby appropriated to Beulah Moore to reimburse her for injuries sustained, expenses incurred and expenses to be incurred as result of attack by deer of the Delaware Game and Fish Commission as aforesaid.

Section 2. This Bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Bill and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated. The State Auditor and State Treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to draw and deliver to Beulah Moore a warrant for the payment of the said sum of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars ($2500.00).

Approved June 4, 1951.