CHAPTER 497

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 411

AN ACT TO GRANT APPROVAL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO PURCHASE APPROXIMATELY 565 ACRES OF VALUABLE LANDS AND MARSH ADJACENT TO EXISTING STATE WILDLIFE AREAS.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the 1974-1975 Capital Improvement Act, being Chapter 223, Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, Section 19, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is prohibited from purchasing any land in which the value exceeds $50,000 without prior approval of the Delaware General Assembly; and

WHEREAS, appraisals and surveys will be completed prior to purchase, which shall exceed $50,000; and

WHEREAS, the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation has approved or is in the process of approving these projects for 5007o reimbursement, and the remaining funds are presently available;

NOW, THEREFORE:

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Dela ware:

Section 1. The Department of Natural Resources

and Environmental Control is hereby granted approval by the 128th General Assembly of the State of Delaware pursuant to Section 19, Chapter 223, Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, to purchase the following tracts of land:

Betts Tract - 400 acres

Ennis Tract - 165 acres Approved June 28, 1976