PROVIDING FOR ONE GENERAL FUND
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE RECEIPTS AND MONEYS OF THE STATE BE DEPOSITED IN AND DISBURSED FROM ONE GENERAL FUND ON AND AFTER JULY 1, 1941 AND MAKING EXCEPTIONS OF CERTAIN RECEIPTS AND MONEYS THEREFROM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That on and after July 1, 1941, all receipts and moneys of this State as hereinafter provided shall be deposited by or to the credit of the State Treasurer in one General Fund, and said Fund is hereby created and shall include and consist of all moneys now or hereafter derived from taxes, fees, permits, licenses, fines, forfeitures or from any other sources or of other receipts of any kind or from any other source including the sale or disposition of surplus or other property of the State, and of every agency thereof including receipts now authorized as funds for specific use of any agency by the authority of any law of this State, but not including funds specified by the Constitution of the State to the extent thereof only, and not including funds derived from the sale of bonds for the specific purposes named therein, and not including funds or receipts or grants made for a particular purpose pursuant to an Act of Congress of the United States, and not including any endowment fund or gift made for particular purposes, and not including any sinking fund authorized by the laws of this State. This section shall be construed to include moneys heretofore authorized by law to the use of the Highway Department and to the use of the School Fund except that all sums required to be credited to such School Fund by the Constitution of this State shall continue to be credited to the said School Fund to the extent thereof only. All moneys defined herein as part of the General Fund shall be deposited daily to the credit of the State Treasurer, in the Farmers Bank, and report signed by the responsible head of each agency submitted to the said State Treasurer with copy thereof to the Auditor of Accounts not later than ten (10) days after the end of any month in which such moneys were deposited setting forth the sources and amounts of such deposits made during the month.
The State Treasurer is ordered and directed to transfer to the credit of the General Fund in the Farmers Bank any and all unencumbered balances remaining to the credit of any agency of this State in any depositary on June 30, 1941.
Nothing in this Act shall be construed to deprive any agency of the right to receive and expend for the purpose for which they were collected any proceeds collected for board, tuition or hospital treatment and from the sale of farm products produced primarily for experimental purposes.
Section 2. The term Agency as used in this Act, and for the purposes of this Act, shall include every Board, Department, Bureau, Commission, person or group of persons or other authority created and now existing or hereafter to be created to execute, supervise, control and/or administer governmental functions under the laws of this State or to perform such other duties as may be prescribed or to whom any moneys are appropriated under any budget appropriation act or supplemental appropriation act or any other act which authorizes and requires any department to collect and/or use any taxes, fees, licenses, permits or other receipts for services or otherwise for the performance of any function of or related to or supported in whole or in part by the laws of this State, and/or created to administer any laws providing for the collection of taxes, fees, permits, licenses or other forms of receipts from any sources whatsoever for the use of the State or any agency of the State, except the Judiciary and the Courts of the State and shall include
Committee on Uniform Laws. State Librarian.
Secretary of State.
State Board of Accountancy.
State Auditor of Accounts. State Revenue Collector.
State Insurance Commissioner. Oyster Revenue Collector. State Tax Department.
State Bank Commissioner. Delaware Liquor Commission. Delaware Racing Commission. Custodian.
State Board of Health.
Medical Council of Delaware. State Board of Pharmacy.
State Board of Dental Examiners. Board of Examiners of Barbers. Board of Veterinary Examiners. Board of Examiners of Optometry.
Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses.
State Board of Undertakers. State Housing Commission. State Board of Charities.
Delaware State Hospital.
Mothers' Pension Commission. Delaware Industrial School for Girls. Industrial School for Colored Girls. Delaware Commission for the Blind.
Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded.
Ferris Industrial School.
Old Age Welfare Commission. State Welfare Home.
Mosquito Control Commission. University of Delaware.
State College for Colored Students. State Board of Education.
Teachers' Retirement Commission. State Board of Agriculture.
State Forestry Department.
Game and Fish Commission.
Labor Commission of Delaware. Parole Board.
Detention Home for Juveniles. Board of Pardons.
Delaware State Employment Bureau. Board of Boiler Rules.
Regulators of Weights and Measures. Delaware Real Estate Commission. Industrial Accident Board.
National Guard and Adjutant General. State Highway Department.
Delaware Waterfront Commission. Public Archives Commission. Portrait Commission of Delaware. State Armories Commission.
State Board of Architects.
State Athletic Commission.
Section 3. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency only.
Approved May 1, 1939.