HOUSE BILL NO. 809
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 212, VOLUME 25, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE TOWN OF BETHANY BEACH AND GIVING IT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS", AS AMENDED, TO GIVE THE COMMISSIONERS OF BETHANY BEACH THE POWER TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES BY WAY OF CONDEMNATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all members elected to each branch thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Section 9, Chapter 212, Volume 25, Laws of Delaware, as amended, is hereby further amended by adding to Section 9, preceding the last two sentences of said section, a new sentence to read as follows:
"To acquire and to vacate the use of real and personal property and any interest of any kind therein, easements and rights of way, either within or without the limits of the Town, by way of condemnation and eminent domain, for any lawful municipal purpose or whenever required properly to carry out, exercise or fulfill any power lawfully conferred upon or delegated to the town, in the manner now or hereafter prescribed by statute in such case made and provided for the condemnation of land."