CHAPTER 566

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 19, TITLE 17, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO HIGHWAY RELOCATION ASSISTANCE.

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

Section 1. Section 1902, Chapter 19, Title 17, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new subsection, (f), to read as follows:

(f) In addition to all other payments received pursuant to this section, a person displaced by any highway project may receive reimbursement in accordance with the provisions of Section 1908, of this Chapter for miscellaneous expenses, other than settlement costs, incurred within thirty (30) days of relocation, which are directly attributable to the relocation, which have in fact been paid, and for which a proper receipt can be shown, but in no case shall the payments authorized by this subsection exceed one per centum (1%) of the appraised fair market value, as determined by the State Highway Department, of the residence acquired.

Section 2. Section 1903, Chapter 19, Title 17, Delaware Code, is amended by adding thereto a new subsection (c), to read as follows:

(c) In no case shall the total payments authorized by this section exceed current limits provided by federal statute or twenty-five per centum (25%) of the appraised fair market value, as determined by the State Highway Department, of the property acquired, whichever is greater.

Approved June 14, 1970.