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FORMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 294

AN ACT TO AMEND § 302 AND § 303, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 29, DELAWARE CODE, BY TRANSFERRING THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE STATE'S BOUNDARIES FROM THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS OF THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO THE SECRETARY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ARCHIVES AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 302, Chapter 3, Title 29, Delaware Code, by substituting the title "Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control" where the title "Director of Operations of the State Highway Department" appears.

Section 2. Amend §302, Chapter 3, Title 29, Delaware Code, by changing the words "State Archivist" where they appear to "Director of the Division of Archives and Cultural Affairs".

Section 3. Amend § 303, Chapter 3, Title 29, Delaware Code, by deleting the titles "Director of Operations of the State Highway Department" and "State Archivist" where they appear and substituting for "State Archivist" the title "Director of the Division of Archives and Cultural Affairs".

Section 4. Amend paragraph (c), § 302, Chapter 3, Title 29, Delaware Code, by adding the following sentence:

"In the event that a question arises as to the common boundary between the State of Delaware and any adjacent state or commonwealth, a three-member commission shall be appointed by the Governor to act in conjunction with the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Director of the Division of Archives and Cultural Affairs in negotiating a final settlement of the matter with the appropriate officials of the adjacent state or commonwealth."

Approved May 27, 1971.