CHAPTER 53

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 170

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 137, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF DELMAR" TO PROVIDE THAT CHARGES IMPOSED FOR GRASS CUTTING AND THE REHABILITATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING WITHIN THE TOWN OF DELMAR SHALL BE LIENS AGAINST THE PROPERTIES SO BENEFITED FOR A PERIOD OF 10 YEARS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Section 4, Chapter 137, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, by adding a new subsection, to be designated as Subsection (b), and to read as follows:

"(b) All charges by the Town for public expenditures on private property for grass cutting and for the rehabilitation and improvement of housing within the Town, whether to the exteriors or interiors of such housing, shall constitute a hen, for a period of 10 years, upon the real estate in the Town of Delmar benefited by such grass cutting and housing rehabilitation or improvement expenditures."

Approved June 11, 1997