CHAPTER 407

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

IN RESPECT OF A NEW CASTLE TERCENTENARY SESSION OF THE MEMBERS AND OFFICERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the sixteenth day of June, A. D. 1951, has been set aside by appropriate Acts heretofore adopted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware as a day of celebration on the occasion of the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the settlement by the Dutch at the present site of New Castle; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the members and officers of the current Session of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, as a group, should convene together during said day at the City of New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware and pay fitting tribute to the memory of these valiant and intrepid settlers of our State; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives concurring therein, as follows:

(1) That the Governor of the State of Delaware be, and he is hereby requested to issue a call unto the members and officers of the 116th Session of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, as individuals and at their own proper expense, to convene together at an appropriate hour during the sixteenth day of June, A. D. 1951, in the Old State House in the City of New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, and there to hold a "New Castle Tercentenary Session" of such members and officers of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware.

(2) That the sole purposes of such "New Castle Tercentenary Session" shall be to act as a group in the taking of such actions as may be appropriate to commemorate (a) the Colonial Assemblies that met in such historic shrine in former years, and (b) the landing of the Dutch settlers of our State thereat.

(3) That such "New Castle Tercentenary Session" shall be limited to said day; that said "Session" shall be without legal significance; and that no legislation of any kind shall be enacted other than such actions as shall relate to the purposes stated in Section (2) of this Concurrent Resolution.

Approved June 4, 1951