CHAPTER 43

APPROPRIATION

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EQUIPPING AND FURNISHING THE NEW STATE BUILDING IN THE CITY OF DOVER KNOWN AS THE "HALL OF RECORDS."

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

Section 1. That the President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the present One Hundred and Seventh Session of the General Assembly be and he is hereby authorized and directed to immediately appoint three suitable persons of whom not more than two shall be of the same political party, and the Speaker of the House of. Representatives of the present Session of said General Assembly be and he is hereby authorized and directed to immediately appoint three other suitable persons of whom not more than two shall be of the same political party, which said six persons shall constitute a Committee to purchase necessary equipment and furniture for the recently erected State Building known as the "Hall of Records," and shall be known as the "Hall of Records Equipment and Furniture Committee." The members of said Committee shall receive no salary or other compensation for their services, but shall be reimbursed for. actual expenses incurred in connection with their duties as members thereof.

Any vacancy in the Committee shall be filled by appointment by the same authority who made the original appointment.

Section 2. Upon appointment, as aforesaid, the said Committee shall forthwith organize by selecting one of their members President and by selecting another member as Secretary of said Committee, and shall immediately cause, order and direct the installation of an air conditioning system throughout the vaults in said "Hall of Records," and shall immediately purchase and cause to be installed the necessary equipment and furniture needed to properly equip the offices of said building for the uses of those State Departments and Commissions as set forth in the law authorizing the erection of said building, being Section 2 of Chapter 38, Volume 41, Delaware Laws.

Section 3. The sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00), or as much thereof as shall be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the receipts paid to the State of Delaware pursuant to the franchise tax law and the income tax law of this State before the payment and delivery of the aforesaid appropriated sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00) into or to the credit of the Public School Fund, and all payments for the purposes authorized herein shall be made by the State Treasurer upon warrants drawn by the State Auditor from time to time upon the presentation to him of itemized vouchers approved by the Chairman and Secretary of said Committee.

Section 4. No portion of the money appropriated as aforesaid shall be deemed or held to revert at the end of any fiscal year, but the said appropriation shall remain in force until the objects and purposes of this Act have been fully accomplished.

Section 5. All Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act be and the same are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistencies only.

Approved February 20, 1939.