CHAPTER 9

APPROPRIATION

FIRE COMPANIES

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY TO CERTAIN FIRE COMPANIES IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (three-fourths of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. That to each and every Fire Company in the State of Delaware, outside the limits of the City of Wilmington, which was on the first day of June, A. D. 1948, and is now duly organized and equipped for the fighting of fires, there is hereby appropriated the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) annually for each of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1949, and beginning July 1, 1950, to be used for the prevention and extinguishment of fires throughout the State and for the maintenance of apparatus and equipment.

The said sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) shall be paid by the State Treasurer to each of the said Fire Companies within three months after the beginning of each of said fiscal years; and a certificate of the Secretary of Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association to the effect that a Fire Company was on the first day of July, A. D. 1948, and is now duly organized and equipped for the fighting of fires shall be sufficient authority for the payment of said sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) by the State Treasurer to said Fire Company.

Section 2. That this Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Funds of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.