CHAPTER 189

APPROPRIATION - RENOVATION AND REPAIR OF BUILDINGS AT FORT DUPONT AND EQUIPMENT FOR SAME

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE STATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL AT FARNHURST FOR THE RENOVATION AND REPAIR OF THE BUILDINGS AT FORT DU PONT AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE SAME AND FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION EXPENSES DURING THE ENSUING BIENNIUM.

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 appropriations made to The State Board of Trustees of The Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst there is hereby appropriated to the said Board the sum of Eight Hundred and Seventy-five Thousand Dollars ($875,000.00) to be available immediately upon the passage and approval of this Act, of which sum Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00) shall be used for renovation and repair of existing buildings and structures at Fort Du Pont, and One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($125,000.00) shall be used for equipment necessary to utilize the Fort Du Pont reservation as a Health and Welfare Center.

Section 2. That the further sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Trustees of The Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst for maintenance and operation of the Health and Welfare Center to be established at Fort Du Pont for the fiscal year ending on June 30, A. D. 1948 and a like sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) is hereby appropriated to the said Board for maintenance and operation of the said Health and Welfare Center for the fiscal year ending on June 30, A. D. 1949.

Section 3. The funds hereby appropriated shall be expended under the direction of The State Board of Trustees of The Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst and shall be paid out by the State Treasurer upon warrants duly approved by the proper officers of said Board.

Section 4. This Act 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 April 5, 1947.