CHAPTER 321

RELATING TO TRANSFER OF HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION TO FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE IN AN EMERGENCY DUE TO UNEXPECTED OR UNUSUAL CLIMATIC CONDITIONS; LIMITATIONS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. The State Highway Department is authorized to transfer funds appropriated for highway construction purposes by the General Appropriation Act for the next biennium to the funds appropriated for the purpose of highway maintenance, provided (1) the Governor determines that due to unusual and unexpected climatic conditions an emergency has arisen which necessitates such transfer of funds; (2) that an affidavit signed by a majority of the Commissioners of the State Highway Department is filed with the Permanent Budget Commission, such affidavit stating in detail the nature of the emergency that has arisen and the necessity for the transfer of such funds; and (3) the Permanent Budget Commission authorizes such transfer.

Approved July 8, 1953.