CHAPTER 674

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 56

PROVIDING FOR A COMMITTEE FOR THE PURPOSE OF MEETING WITH THE TRUSTEES OF THE ESTATE OF THE LATE WILLIAM DU PONT, JR. TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE DISPOSITION OF HIS BELLEVUE ESTATE AND PROVIDING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, the first session of the 127 General Assembly passed Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 32 authorizing the Governor to appoint a committee for the purpose of meeting with the heirs of the late William duPont, Jr., to discuss possible disposition of his Bellevue Estate; and

WHEREAS, recent developments mandate the continuation of this committee, an increase in the established five (5) members and a supplemental appropriation to permit the committee to effectively negotiate the possibility of the purchase of the estate for public use by obtaining, inter alia, necessary appraisals of its fair market value.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Governor concurring therein, that the Committee established by Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 32 is continued with the addition of two new members, one of whom shall be a member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Governor, and the Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sum of $5,000 is hereby appropriated to Legislative Council for the purpose of enabling the Committee to obtain appraisals of the fair market value of the Bellevue Estate.

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, 1975, 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 May 30, 1974