CHAPTER 262

APPROPRIATION - STATE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR CANCER CONTROL

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY TO THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR CANCER CONTROL.

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

Section 1. That the sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) be and the same is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Health annually for the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1947, and beginning July 1, 1948, to be used for the detection of cancer, for research in cancer, and for other purposes related to cancer prevention and control.

Section 2. Within ninety (90) days after the passage of this Act, the State Board of Health shall create an Advisory Committee consisting of eleven members selected from the Delaware Branch of the American Cancer Society, Delaware Medical Society, the Delaware Hospital Association and the Wilmington Board of Health. The Advisory Committee shall serve in a consultant capacity to the State Board of Health relative to the promotion and operation of the cancer program of the State Board of Health as herein provided.

Section 3. This Bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from sums not otherwise appropriated.

Approved April 9, 1947.