CHAPTER 360

APPROPRIATION - STATE PARK COMMISSION

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND EMPOWERING THE STATE PARK COMMISSION TO TAKE OVER THE TRAP POND PROJECT IN SUSSEX COUNTY FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EITHER BY LEASE OR BY DEED AND APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, the Federal Government has expended approximately One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) on the development of a park known as the Trap Pond project in Sussex County; and

WHEREAS, the Federal Government desires to turn this project over to the State of Delaware either by lease or by deed on or before April 1, A. D. 1951; and

WHEREAS, the people of the State of Delaware have enjoyed the facilities of this project to the extent of an estimated 75,000 visitors during the summer of 1950; and

WHEREAS, it is deemed advisable by the State to accept the responsibility and obligations of maintaining the said park for the use of its citizens; 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 State Park Commission be and the same is hereby authorized and empowered to accept the Trap Pond project in Sussex County constituting approximately 1,000 acres either by deed or by lease on behalf of the State of Delaware from the United States of America.

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated to the State Park Commission of Delaware for the purpose of supervising and maintaining the said Trap Pond project the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952 and an equal sum for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953.

Section 3. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 21, 1951.