CHAPTER 396

APPROPRIATION

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO CARRY OUT AN ACCURATE SURVEY AND PERMANENT MARKING OF STATE-OWNED LANDS IN SUSSEX COUNTY, ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN; APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware is owner of more than twenty-five hundred (2500) acres of State lands in Sussex County, adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, *and

WHEREAS, the boundaries of these lands are not clearly defined, corners and boundary markers having been lost, destroyed or removed, NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware is directed to carry out an accurate survey and permanent marking of said State-owned lands, including a search of records, establishment of corners, complete surveys with descriptions, placing and referencing permanent markers and State land signs, and preparation of property plats.

Section 2. The sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30, 000.00) is appropriated to the said State Highway Department for the purpose specified in Section 1 of this Act, and the State Treasurer is directed to pay all or part of said sum upon a warrant or warrants approved by the proper officials of the State Highway Department.

The State Highway Department shall without delay proceed to carry into effect the purposes of this Act. Any of the funds hereby appropriated which have not been expended for the purposes of this Act shall revert to the General Fund as of June 30, 1957.

Section 3. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved July 7, 1955.