CHAPTER 46

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO BE USED FOR CARE OF

DEPENDENT CHILDREN

AN ACT TRANSFERRING FROM PARAGRAPH (i) OF CHAPTER 68, VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1947, THE SUM OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($15,000.00) TO PARAGRAPH (g) OF SAID CHAPTER; AND AUTHORIZING THE PERMANENT BUDGET COMMISSION TO ORDER THE USE OF SAID SUM OR PART THEREOF FOR THE CARE OF DEPENDENT CHILDREN OUTSIDE THEIR HOMES.

WHEREAS, by Chapter 68 of Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, 1947, the General Assembly provided by paragraph (i) of Section 4 thereof certain sums for each year of the biennium ending on June 30, 1949 for aid to dependent children living in their own homes; and

WHEREAS, the State Board of Welfare has not been required to request the use of all of the funds so provided for the purpose above indicated, and there will remain of the sum provided approximately Eighteen Thousand Dollars ($18,000.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949; and

WHEREAS, by paragraph designated (g) of Section 4 of Chapter 68, Volume 46, as aforesaid, certain sums were provided for use in emergency for the care of dependent children outside their own homes; and

WHEREAS, the sum so provided by paragraph designated (g) as aforesaid will be insufficient to care for the dependent children who are in outside homes for the remainder of the fiscal year ending on the Thirtieth day of June, A. D. 1949; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

up to the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00) of the amount set forth in paragraph designated (i) of Chapter 68 as aforesaid to paragraph designated (g) of said Chapter, and the said Permanent Budget Commission is hereby authorized to order the expenditure of said sum or part thereof by the State Board of Welfare for aid to needy and dependent children outside their own homes in the manner provided in Chapter 68 of Volume 46, Laws of Delaware as aforesaid.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective immediately upon its approval by the Governor.

Approved May 6, 1949.