CHAPTER 12

DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL AT FARNHURST

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL TO EXPEND MONEY FROM THE SPECIAL ACCOUNT FUND OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL FOR BUILDING PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, it has been found impossible to obtain the services of desirable officers and employees at the Delaware State Hospital without being able to offer them adequate housing facilities; and

WHEREAS, the State Board of Trustees of the Delaware State Hospital deems it necessary to be in a position to offer such facilities to desirable and prospective officers and employees, Now, Therefore,

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

Section 1. That notwithstanding the prohibition contained in paragraph 3081. Sec. 16 of Chapter 76 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, the State Board of Trustees of the Delaware State Hospital is hereby authorized to expend the sum of One Hundred Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($125,000.00) out of the Special Account Fund of the Delaware State Hospital for the purpose of erecting seventeen (17) dwellings for the use of doctors and employees of the hospital.

Section 2. The erection of the housing units herein authorized shall be under the direction and control of the State Board of Trustees of the Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst.

Approved January 29, 1947.