CHAPTER 647

FORMERLY SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

NO. 30 AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT

NOS. 1 & 3

PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL FOR THE PURPOSE OF CARRYING OUT THE DUTIES OF THE DELAWARE BAY OIL TRANSPORT COMMITTEE.

WHEREAS, the first session of the 126th General Assembly passed House Joint Resolution No. 18 establishing a Delaware Bay Oil Transport Committee to study the logistics of transport of oil to and from Delaware River and Bay port facilities; and

WHEREAS, the conclusions of this committee are paramount to developing an efficient means of moving petroleum; and

WHEREAS, the volume of oil transported up the bay is destined to increase markedly in the future even with no new refineries in Delaware; and

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Commerce is vitally concerned about providing an adequate supply of oil to the eastern United States, and has been studying bulk transfers terminals in the Delaware Bay, and is now launching a study of the practicality and feasibility of a terminal at sea on the continental shelf.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the 126th General Assembly, the Governor concurring therein, that the sum of $130,000 is hereby appropriated to Legislative Council for the purpose of carrying out the functions of the Delaware Bay Oil Transport Committee pursuant to House Joint Resolution No. 18 enacted by the first session of the 126th General Assembly in the manner set forth in the 'Request for Proposal to Conduct Studies for the Delaware Oil Transport Committee State of Delaware' dated 1/6/72.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any and all information, documents or other source material gathered, compiled or used by

the contractor selected by the committee in making its study or in preparing its report and the final report of such contractor shall upon request be made available to the committee and the members of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the funds appropriated shall be used only for the purposes specified and any funds hereby appropriated that remain unexpended on June 30, 1973, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shall be known as a supplementary appropriation and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved March 27, 1972.