CHAPTER 407

APPROPRIATION

COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOLS IN SUSSEX COUNTY

FOR NEGRO PUPILS

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE CERTAIN FUNDS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL IN SUSSEX COUNTY FOR NEGRO PUPILS, IN LIEU OF AN APPROPRIATION MADE IN A. D. 1941, AND REPEALING THE PROVISION OF LAW MAKING SAID PRIOR APPROPRIATION.

WHEREAS by Chapter 79, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, an appropriation of $50,000 was made for the Eastern Sussex (Colored School), and

WHEREAS, the said sum of $50,000 is inadequate to build a comprehensive high school in Sussex County for Negro pupils so designated, and

WHEREAS a building commission has been appointed for the purpose of constructing and equipping a comprehensive high school in Sussex County for Negro pupils, and

WHEREAS there has been appropriated by Chapter 285, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, 1947, the sum of $200,000 to the State Board of Education for the purpose of the construction and equipment of a comprehensive high school in Sussex County for Negro pupils,

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. That Chapter 79, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, 1941, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out of Section 7 thereof where they appear on Page 243 of said Volume the following:

Eastern Sussex

(Colored 150,000 50,000.00 None

Section 2. There is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education the sum of $50,000 to be used as a part of the cost of the construction and equipment of a comprehensive high school in Sussex County for Negro pupils, said sum to be in addition to the amount appropriated for a like purpose by Chapter 285, Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, and to be expended in the same manner provided by said Chapter 285, Volume 46.

Approved July 2, 1949