CHAPTER 622

PERMITTING A SUIT IN TORT AGAINST STATE OF DELAWARE

AN ACT TO WAIVE THE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND PERMIT A SUIT IN TORT AGAINST THE STATE OF DELAWARE BY COASTAL TANK LINES, INC., ALICE B. DORSEY, LEIGHTON S. DORSEY, BEATRICE P. DORSEY AND WILLIAM G. DORSEY, ARISING OUT OF A COLLISION WITH A VEHICLE OF THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD ON AUGUST 2, 1955.

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

Section 1. That sovereign immunity of the State of Delaware is hereby waived for the sole and exclusive purpose of permitting a suit in tort against the State of Delaware by Coastal Tank Lines, Inc., Alice B. Dorsey, Leighton S. Dorsey, Beatrice P. Dorsey, and William G. Dorsey, or any of them, on any cause of action against the State of Delaware arising out of a collision with a vehicle of the Delaware National Guard on August 2, 1955.

Section 2. The causes of action above referred to shall accrue as of the date of the passage of this act.

Approved July 9, 1956.