CHAPTER 402

FORT DELAWARE PARK

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 47, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, BY ESTABLISHING FORT DELAWARE STATE PARK AND PROVIDING FOR FEES AND CHARGES TO MAKE THE SAME SELF-SUPPORTING.

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

Section 1. § 4723, Title 7, Delaware Code, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 4723. Fort Delaware State Park

(a) Pea Patch Island is declared to be a State Park under the name of Fort Delaware State Park.

(b) The State Park Commission shall repair Fort Delaware and shall thereafter maintain the same in a condition fit for visitation by the general public, and shall arrange and provide transportation facilities for such purpose.

(c) The State Park Commission shall establish and collect reasonable fees and charges for transportation to the said park and visitation therein; all such fees and charges received by the said Commission and any other funds received by it, except State appropriations, for the support of Fort Delaware State Park shall be paid to the State Treasurer, who shall retain the same in a special fund, to be expended upon proper vouchers of the Commission only for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Section.

(d) The officers of the Fort Delaware Society are named as an advisory board to the State Park Commission to make such recommendations for the care and maintenance of Fort Delaware State Park as they see fit.

Approved July 7, 1955.