CHAPTER 21 - APPROPRIATION

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEYS TO CERTAIN CITIZENS OF THE STATE TO PAY CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE GROWING OUT OF THE DEATH OF CATTLE ARISING FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OF ANTHRAX SERUM BY AGENTS OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.

WHEREAS, the State Board of Agriculture through its regularly employed veterinarians have administered anthrax serum to herds of cattle in the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, as the result thereof certain of said cattle did die from the administration of said serum; and

WHEREAS, it is felt that the owners of said cattle should be indemnified for the loss which they have sustained through no fault of their own; THEREFORE

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

Section 1. That the following stated sums be and they are hereby appropriated to the following named persons to indemnify said persons for the loss sustained by the death of their respective cows: Joseph A. Frear One Hundred Dollars ($100.00); Harvey E. Wilson Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00); William G. Warren Three Hundred Twenty-five Dollars ($325.00); Joseph Quigley Six Hundred Dollars ($600.00); William S. Daniels Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00); Howard Gruwell Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00).

Section 2. The funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the general funds of the State of Delaware, from funds not otherwise appropriated, upon vouchers signed by the proper officers of the State Board of Agriculture.

Section 3. This act shall be known as a supplementary appropriation act.

Approved May 13, 1941.