CHAPTER 24 - INTOXICATING LIQUOR

AN ACT TO AMEND THE DELAWARE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT IN RELATION TO THE RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES THEREUNDER BY PROVIDING FOR MONTHLY SETTLEMENT THEREOF WITH THE STATE TREASURER; BY CREATING A REPAYMENT AND CONTINGENT FUND, AND BY MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE DELAWARE LIQUOR COMMISSION FOR EACH OF THE TWO FISCAL YEARS ENDING JUNE 30, 1936, AND JUNE 30, 1937.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Section 11 of the Liquor Control Act, being Chapter 18 of 38 Delaware Laws, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing all of Section 11 thereof and inserting in lieu thereof, a new Section 11, as follows:

"Section 11. (a) All moneys received by the Commission, except such sums as are retained in accordance with the provisions of this Act as a repayment and contingent fund, shall be paid monthly, or more often if deemed advisable by the Commission, to the State Treasurer, and a monthly report of all receipts and expenditures shall be made to the State Treasurer."

"(b) The Commission shall retain out of all moneys received, a sum sufficient to provide at all times a fund of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000) out of which it shall pay any refund on any license as provided by this Act, or any sum required to be paid under the provisions of this Act for any alcoholic liquor delivered to or seized by said Commission. Said funds shall be deposited in the financial institution which is the legal depository of the State moneys to the credit of the Delaware Liquor Commission and shall be disbursable on order of said Commission."

"(c) The sum of Ninety-five Thousand Dollars ($95,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated and authorized to be paid out of the Treasury of the State of Delaware to the Delaware Liquor Commission to pay the actual and necessary expenses of said Commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1935, and ending June 30, 1936, and a like sum of Ninety-five Thousand Dollars ($95,000) or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1936, and ending June 30, 1937, provided, however, that all parts or portions of said sums appropriated by this Act which on the First day of July immediately following each of the respective fiscal years shall not have been paid out of the Treasury shall revert to the General fund of the Treasury.

(d) The General Assembly shall appropriate for each succeeding biennium a sufficient sum of money to pay the actual and necessary expenses of said Commission, which sum shall be included in the Budget Appropriation Bill and subject to all the provisions of law in relation thereto."

Section 2. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the funds received as hereinbefore set forth.

Section 3. This Act shall become effective on the First day of July, A. D. 1935.

Approved April 18, 1935.