CHAPTER 109

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 228

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS FOR DISPOSING OF CERTAIN USED BOATS, MOTORS AND TRAILERS THROUGH SEALED BIDS.

WHEREAS, 29 Delaware Code, Section 7002, specifies the procedure for disposing of used and surplus equipment of State agencies; and

WHEREAS, this procedure may result in the State's obtaining less than fair market value for the material; and

WHEREAS, the State should utilize every method possible to obtain the best sale value for its assets; and

WHEREAS, disposal of certain types of surplus material except as trade-in for new items could result in a loss to the State.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of §7002, Chapter 7, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is hereby authorized to:

(a) dispose of six used fiberglass boats, eight motors for such boats, and five trailers through sale to the highest bidder after receipt of sealed bids on an open market; and

(b) reject any and all bids deemed by the Department not to be in the best interest of the State.

Section 2. Monies received from any sale in accordance with the provisions of this Act shall be returned to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

Section 3. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is hereby made exempt from the provisions of §7002, Chapter 7, Title 29 of the Delaware Code, only for the purpose of disposing of the above-mentioned boats, motors and trailers.

Approved June 26, 1973.