CHAPTER 376

AUTHORIZING GAME AND FISH COMMISSION

TO PAY CLAIM

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE BOARD OF GAME AND FISH COMMISSIONERS TO PAY THE SUM OF $418.90 TO ARTHUR S. HANBY AND LOUISE B. HANBY.

WHEREAS, on July 8, 1953, two dogs came upon the premises of Arthur S. Hanby and Louise B. Hanby, near Georgetown, Delaware, and caused the death of 864 chickens of the value of $418.90, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners is required to pay the damages suffered by any owner of poultry caused by dogs under the provisions of section 1709, Title 7 of the Delaware, Code, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Game and Fish Commissioners has failed to pay the claim of Arthur S. Hanby and Louise B. Hanby, although a claim was duly filed, Now, Therefore

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

Section 1. The Board of Game and Fish Commissioners is authorized and directed to pay to Arthur S. Hanby and Louise B. Hanby the sum of $418.90 representing the damage to their poultry caused by dogs on July 8, 1953, and said payment shall be made from the funds derived from the sale of dog licenses as specified by section 1709, Title 7 of the Delaware Code.