CHAPTER 266

DIRECTING CERTAIN UNEXPENDED MONIES TO REVERT TO GENERAL FUND

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 170 OF. VOLUME 46, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1947, AND CHAPTER 304 OF VOLUME 47, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1949, BOTH APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR DELAYED AND ESSENTIAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE TO AND OF CERTAIN STATE INSTITUTIONS, BY DIRECTING CERTAIN OF SUCH UNEXPENDED MONIES TO REVERT TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TREASURY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 170 of Volume 46, Laws of Delaware, 1947, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the period at the end of Section 3 thereof, substituting a colon therefor, and adding the following clause thereto:

": Provided, if any State Board School, as mentioned in Section 1 hereof, shall be closed or otherwise cease to be used for school purposes before the amount appropriated thereto is expended in whole or in part, the fact of its closing or the termination of such use, as the case may be, and the amount then remaining unexpended and uncommitted in the appropriation therefor shall be certified in writing to the Auditor of Accounts and the State Treasurer by the State Board of Education, whereupon, the Auditor of Accounts shall ascertain the correctness of the amount then remaining unexpended and uncommitted, as aforesaid, and shall advise the State Treasurer thereof in writing, whereupon, said amount so certified by the State Board of Education, as corrected by the Auditor of Accounts, shall forthwith revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury."

Section 2. That Chapter 304 of Volume 47, Laws of Delaware, 1949, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the period at the end of Section 2 thereof, substituting a colon therefor, and adding the following clause thereto:

": Provided, if any State Board Units, as mentioned in Section 1 hereof, shall be closed or otherwise cease to be used for school purposes before the amount appropriated thereto is expended in whole or in part, the fact of its closing or the termination of such use, as the case may be, and the amount then remaining unexpended and uncommitted in the appropriation therefor shall be certified in writing to the Auditor of Accounts and the State Treasurer by the State Board of Education, whereupon, the Auditor of Accounts shall ascertain the correctness of the amount then remaining unexpended and uncommitted, as aforesaid, and shall advise the State Treasurer thereof in writing, whereupon, said amount so certified by the State Board of Education, as corrected by the Auditor of Accounts, shall forthwith revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury."

Approved June 5, 1951.