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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 17, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE REVENUE BONDS TO DEFRAY THE COST OF CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE OVER THE DELAWARE RIVER, BY INCREASING THE AGGREGATE OF BONDS THAT MAY BE ISSUED THEREUNDER AND TO AUTHORIZE AND EMPOWER THE DELAWARE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY DIVISION, SUCCESSOR OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FOR THE OPERATION AND CONTROL OF THE DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE, TO ACQUIRE AT A COST NOT IN EXCESS OF THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($300,000) LAND ADJACENT TO SAID BRIDGE AND APPROACHES FOR USE AS ADDITIONS, IMPROVEMENTS, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF SAID BRIDGE AND TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL REVENUE BONDS NOT TO EXCEED SAID AMOUNT FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (three-fourths of all Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. § 318, Chapter 3, Title 17, Delaware Code, relating to the authority of the State Highway Department to issue revenue bonds to defray the cost of construction of a bridge over the Delaware River, as amended, be and the same is further amended by striking out and deleting the words and figures "Forty-six Million Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($46,550,000)" wherever the same shall appear in said chapter and section, and by substituting in lieu thereof the words and figures "Forty-six Million, Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($46,850,000)."

Section 2. The Delaware Interstate Highway Division, successor to the Delaware State Highway Department for the operation and control of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, is authorized and empowered to issue not exceeding Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000) of additional Revenue Bonds, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 3, Title 17, Delaware Code, as amended, for the purpose of acquiring additional land adjacent to said Bridge and its approaches for use as additions, improvements, maintenance and operation of said Bridge.

Section 3. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent .with any provision of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved December 11, 1959.