CHAPTER 44

APPROPRIATION

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY OUT OF THE STATE TREASURY FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE CLAIM OF REUBEN PARIS AGAINST THE STATE.

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

Section 1. That the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated out of the Treasury of the State of Delaware for the payment of a certain claim against the State, for damage sustained by one Reuben Paris of the City of Wilmington, New Castle County and State of Delaware, by reason of the said Reuben Paris being struck in the eye with flying glass from the revolving door leading into the entrance of the Bancroft School in the City of Wilmington, Delaware, the said glass being smashed through by another pupil swinging against or leaning upon the glass of the revolving doors which were inadequately and unsafely maintained, with no proper regard for the health, care and safety of the children and pupils attending such school. As a result of such accident the said Reuben Paris underwent great pain and suffering, and thereby sustained the loss of his right eye. The Auditor of Accounts is hereby authorized and he is fully empowered and directed to approve and properly execute a warrant for, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and fully empowered and directed to pay to Abe H. Paris, the legal guardian of Reuben Paris, a minor, the above specified sum.

Section 2. That this Act shall be taken and deemed to be a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the moneys or receipts paid to the State of Delaware pursuant to the franchise tax law and the income tax law of .this State before the payment or delivery of the aforesaid appropriated sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) into or to the credit of the Public School Fund.

Approved May 4, 1939.