CHAPTER 362

CLAIM

CHARLES AND ELIZABETH DAVIS

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF FOUR HUNDRED AND TEN DOLLARS ($410.00) TO THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED TO REIMBURSE CHARLES DAVIS AND ELIZABETH DAVIS, HIS WIFE, FOR THE FUNERAL EXPENSES OF THEIR SON WILLIAM DAVIS.

WHEREAS, William Davis, the son of Charles and Elizabeth Davis, a boy of seventeen years, was on the ninth day of November, 1947, an inmate of the Institution known as "Delaware Colony" near Stockley, Sussex County, Delaware, under the jurisdiction of the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded, and

WHEREAS, on the day aforesaid the said William Davis was locked in what was called the "Detention Room" and was suffocated by smoke, when the premises caught fire; now therefore,

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 Four Hundred and Ten Dollars ($410.00) is hereby appropriated to the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded to reimburse Charles Davis and Elizabeth Davis, his wife, for the funeral expenses of their son, William Davis, which said sum has been paid by the said Charles Davis and Elizabeth Davis, his wife.

Section 2. The money hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon a warrant signed by the Chairman of the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded and approved by the Auditor of Accounts.

Section 3. This bill shall be known as a supplementary appropriation Bill and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 30, 1949.