CHAPTER 390

CLAIM

FRED FITCHETT

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED NINETY DOLLARS ($390.00) TO FRED FITCHETT TO REIMBURSE THE SAID FRED FITCHETT FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES OF HIS SON DAVID FITCHETT.

WHEREAS, David Fitchett on the 9th day of November, 1947, was 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 that date the said David Fitchett 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 Three Hundred Ninety Dollars ($390.00) is hereby appropriated to the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded to reimburse Fred Fitchett, the father of David Fitchett, for the funeral expenses of the said David Fitchett paid by him on January 3, 1948.

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.