CHAPTER 34

EMERGENCY AND DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATION STATE BOARD OF WELFARE

AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE BOARD OF WELFARE FOR CERTAIN EMERGENCIES AND CONDITIONS.

WHEREAS, The State Board of Welfare is required by law to establish and maintain foster homes and to carry out a Child Welfare Service in the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, in order to maintain foster homes for the present case load of children, the State Board of Welfare had to increase their board rate; and

WHEREAS, there has been an increased cost of clothing, medical and dental services for the present case load of children, cared for by the State Board of Welfare, Now, Therefore,

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

Section 1. That in addition to any other moneys appropriated to the State Board of Welfare for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, there is hereby appropriated to the said State Board of Welfare the stated sum of Twenty-nine Thousand Dollars ($29,000.00) as a deficiency and emergency appropriation for general use of the said board in carrying out the work and duties in respect to its child welfare services and foster home placement program of the present case load of children.

That the said sum is to be made available and paid to the said State Board of Welfare on or before March 31, 1947.

Section 2. This Act is to be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 14, 1947.