CHAPTER 151

AN ACT RELATING TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE INDIAN RIVER BAY CHANNEL VIA PEPPER'S CREEK IN SUSSEX COUNTY.

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

Section 1. The appropriation of $40,000 made to the Delaware Commission of Shell Fisheries by Chapter 335, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is hereby transferred and appropriated to the State Highway Department.

Section 2. Section 1 of Chapter 335, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is amended to read:

Section 1. The State Highway Department is hereby authorized and empowered as the agent of the State of Delaware to enter into all necessary contracts with the proper agency of the government of the United States and to do all other things necessary to be done in order that the State of Delaware may avail itself of the offer of the Federal Government to improve the channel.

Section 3. Section 2 of Chapter 335, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is amended to read:

Section 2. The sum of $40,000 is appropriated to the State Highway Department for use in carrying out the purposes of this Act, either as the contribution of the State of Delaware to the initial cost of the improvement or for other purposes necessary to be done or performed on the part of the State of Delaware in connection with the project.

The amount so appropriated shall be paid out of the State Treasury of the State of Delaware upon warrants duly signed and approved by the proper officials of the State Highway Department.

Section 3. This shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware from sums not otherwise appropriated. The unexpended funds hereby appropriated shall not revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware until June 30, 1966, or until the completion by the Federal Government of the improvement of the Indian Bay Channel via Pepper's Creek, whichever first occurs.

Approved October 11, 1963.