CHAPTER 42

APPROPRIATION - STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEY TO THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO CARRY OUT THE PROGRAM OF SAID DEPARTMENT AND FOR PERFORMING THE DUTIES AND SERVICES IMPOSED UPON SAID DEPARTMENT BY LAW.

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Acts passed by the General Assemblies of 1935, 1937 and 1939, the sum of One Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000.00) was borrowed from the State Highway Fund for 'the use of the General Fund of the State; and

WHEREAS, in order to repay this sum to the State Highway Department for use on roads, highways and bridges of the State, it is necessary that an appropriation be made over and above amounts appropriated to said Department in the regular budget appropriation bill for the biennium ending June 30, 1949, 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 Highway Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and in addition to the regular appropriations to said Department that may appear in the regular budget appropriation bill for the biennium ending June 30, 1949, there is hereby appropriated to the said State Highway Department of the State of Delaware the sum of Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00) for the use of said Department in carrying out its program and performing the duties and services directed to be performed by said Department by any law of the State.

Section 2. That the funds hereby appropriated shall be available to the said State Highway Department immediately upon the passage and approval of this bill, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay such sums therefrom as are presented for payment by proper vouchers signed by the officials of said Department.

Section 3. The sums hereby appropriated shall not revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury at the end of any fiscal year but shall be available to the Department for carrying out its work until the said appropriation is fully expended.

Section 4. This bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 19, 1947.