CHAPTER 163

APPROPRIATION

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A SHORT COURSE IN AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, Chapter 72, Section 3, states, "Course of Instruction In Agriculture and Horticulture:--The University of Delaware shall establish and maintain at University of Delaware, a short course in agriculture and horticulture, during the winter term of each and every year, in which shall be given such courses of instruction in agriculture and horticulture as may be determined upon by the University of Delaware and the State Board of Agriculture, and shall be continued from such time as said University and said Board of Agriculture shall determine."; and

WHEREAS, farmers and farmers' organizations of the State have indicated that there is a need for such a short course; and

WHEREAS, agriculture constitutes a very important part of the industry of the State; and

WHEREAS, a large proportion of the State population lives on farms or derives their living from the handling and processing of agricultural products; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. That there is hereby appropriated to the University of Delaware, the sum of Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) for each of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1949 and ending June 30, 1950, and beginning July 1, 1950 and ending June 30, 1951, to be used and expended for the purpose of contributing

to the establishment and maintenance of a short course in Agriculture at the University of Delaware.

Section 2. Tuition for such courses of instruction shall be free to all persons engaged in agricultural pursuits in the State of Delaware.

Section 3. The amount hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon warrants approved by the proper officials of the University of Delaware.

Section 4. This Bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the amount hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any money in the General Fund of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved May 31, 1949.