CHAPTER 578

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 4703 (a), CHAPTER 47, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, BY ADDING THERETO A NEW SUBPARAGRAPH EXTENDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE PARK COMMISSION TO INCLUDE THE LEASING OF LANDS FOR PARK AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES.

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

Section 1, Section 4703 (a), Chapter 47, Title 7, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new subparagraph thereto, being subparagraph (10), to read as follows:

(10) Select and obtain, by lease or agreement with the owners thereof, and upon such terms and conditions as the Commission, with the approval of the State Planning Office, shall determine, such lands as the Commission deems appropriate and desirable for park and recreation use and purposes and to improve, develop, operate and maintain such lands for such purposes. The Commission may only exercise the powers herein granted by lease or agreement entered into with the Federal Government or with a municipality, agency or political subdivision of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 22, 1970.