CHAPTER 216

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 444

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 29 AND 30, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF THE POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MOTOR FUEL TAX AND THE MOTOR CARRIER FUEL PURCHASE LAW FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

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

Section 1. Amend subsection (1), Section 8307, Chapter 83, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "Chapters 51 and" as the same appear in paragraph (B), and substituting the words "and Chapter" in lieu thereof.

Section 2. Amend Chapter 51, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "Department of Finance" wherever they appear in said chapter, and substituting the words "Department of Public Safety" in lieu thereof.

Section 3. Amend Chapter 51, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "Secretary of Finance" wherever they appear in said chapter, and substituting the words "Secretary of Public Safety" in lieu thereof.

Section 4. Amend Chapter 52, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "Department of Finance" wherever the same appear in said chapter, and substituting the words "Department of Public Safety" in lieu thereof.

Section 5. Amend Chapter 52, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, by striking the words "Secretary of Finance" wherever the same appear in said chapter, and substituting the words "Secretary of Public Safety" in lieu thereof.

Section 6. The powers, duties and functions assigned to and exercised by the Department of Finance in relation to the Motor Fuel Tax Law as set forth in Chapter 51, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, are hereby removed and such powers, duties and functions are transferred to and shall be exercised by the Department of Public Safety.

All funds, books, records, papers, maps, charts, plans and other materials, including but not limited to any equipment in the possession of any agency of this State and used in connection with the Motor Fuel Tax Law shall, within thirty days from the effective date of this Act, be delivered into the custody of the Department of Public Safety. All full-time positions and part-time positions required for administration of the Motor Fuel Tax Law shall be transferred to the Department of Public Safety.

Section 7. The powers, duties and functions assigned to and exercised by the Department of Finance in relation to the Motor Carriers' Fuel Purchase Act, as set forth in Chapter 52, Title 30 of the Delaware Code, are hereby removed and such powers, duties and functions are transferred and shall be exercised by the Department of Public Safety.

All funds, books, records, papers, maps, charts, plans and other materials, including but not limited to any equipment in the possession of any agency of this State and used in connection with the Motor Carriers' Fuel Purchase Act shall within thirty days from the effective date of this Act, be delivered into the custody of the Department of Public Safety. All full-time positions and part-time positions required for administration of the Motor Carriers' Fuel Purchase Act shall be transferred to the Department of Public Safety.

Approved July 17, 1973.