CHAPTER 171

APPROPRIATION

STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE

FOR ANTI-HOG CHOLERA SERUM AND VIRUS

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 6, CHAPTER 21, OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO ANTI-HOG CHOLERA SERUM BY APPROPRIATING MONEY TO THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO BE USED FOR ANTI-HOG CHOLERA SERUM AND VIRUS AND MAKING PROVISIONS FOR ITS DISTRIBUTION.

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

Section 1. That the sun; of Eleven Thousand Dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Agriculture to purchase anti-hog cholera serum and virus to be distributed in accordance with this Act. Of the sum hereby appropriated, the sum of Three Thousand Dollars shall be for use until June 30, 1949, the sum of Four Thousand Dollars shall be for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1949 and ending June 30, 1950, and the remaining sum of Four Thousand Dollars shall be for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1950 and ending June 30, 1951.

Section 2. The Board of Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to supply free hog cholera serum and virus to any licensed veterinarian of the State of Delaware to be used in inoculating shoats and hogs owned by citizens of the State of Delaware and located within the state of Delaware; provided, however, that the serum furnished shall not be used to inoculate in any one year more than twenty-five shoats and hogs legitimately owned by any one owner entitled to free hog cholera serum and virus under this Act.

Section 3. The veterinarians to whom such free serum and virus is furnished shall render prompt reports to the State Board of Agriculture of all hogs inoculated.

Section 4. That 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 May 31, 1949.