CHAPTER 219

PUBLIC ARCHIVES COMMISSION RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF ABORIGINAL SITES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11 OF VOLUME 39 OF THE LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1934, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF ABORIGINAL SITES AND THE PRESERVATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION, MATTERS AND OBJECTS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 11 of Volume 39 of the Laws of Delaware, 1934, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding the following new sentence at the end of Section 2. thereof:

"The Delaware State Museum created by Chapter 261 of Volume 46 of the Laws of Delaware, 1947, is hereby designated as a properly qualified Museum or scientific institution."

Section 2. That Chapter 11 of Volume 39, Laws of Delaware, 1934, as amended, by Chapter 194 of Volume 43 of the Laws of Delaware, 1941, be, and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of Section 3. of said Act, as amended, and by inserting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as Section 3. as follows:

"Section 3. All objects of historical or archaeological value or interest found on Aboriginal sites owned or controlled by the State of Delaware must be deposited for permanent preservation in either the Archaeological Museum of the University of Delaware or the Delaware State Museum created by Chapter 261 of Volume 46 of the Laws of Delaware, 1947, except when contrary to the provisions of Section 2. of this Act."

Section 3. That Chapter 11 of Volume 39, Laws of Delaware, 1934, as amended by Chapter 194 of Volume 43 of the Laws of Delaware, 1941, be, and the same is hereby further amended by striking out the period at the end of Section 4. thereof and adding the following clause to the last sentence of said Section 4., as amended:

"or to the Delaware State Archivist."

Section 4. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of any such inconsistency.

Approved June 5, 1951.