CHAPTER 248

PURCHASE OF PROPERTY ON THE GREEN

AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PURCHASE AND IMPROVEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY ON OR NEAR THE GREEN IN DOVER AND AUTHORIZING USE OF FUNDS PREVIOUSLY APPROPRIATED.

WHEREAS, the 114th General Assembly appropriated funds for the purchase of certain lands in Dover for the State, (Chapter 191, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware) , AND

WHEREAS, certain property adjacent to lands purchased from such appropriation and close to the Old State House, including the home on the Dover Green known as the Satterfield property, may now be available for purchase, AND

WHEREAS, the State needs additional office space and could convert the said property into a useful building for State use without destroying the historic value and attractive setting of the property,

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $30,000 is hereby appropriated to the State Building and Grounds Commission to be used together with the sum of $20,000 remaining from the appropriation under Chapter 191, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, to purchase in the name of the State of Delaware the property known as the Satterfield property located on the Dover Green in Dover.

Section 2. The sum of $25,000 is hereby appropriated to the State Building and Grounds Commission to be used to repair, remodel and to landscape and furnish the house on Satterfield property.

Section 3. No portion of the money appropriated herein or in Chapter 191, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, shall revert at the end of any fiscal year, but shall remain available until the

objects and purposes of this Act have been fully accomplished. Any part of the aforesaid sums remaining unexpended, at the time the work of the Commission has been concluded under the provisions of this Act, shall revert to the General Fund. When the Commission has fully completed its work under the provisions of this Act, such fact shall be promptly reported to the Governor in writing.

Section 4. 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 22, 1957.