CHAPTER 267

APPROPRIATION - CERTAIN HOSPITALS

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE MONEYS TO CERTAIN HOSPITALS IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (three-fourths of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated for the maintenance, equipment and operation of the Hospitals hereinafter mentioned, for each of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1951 and July 1, 1952, the sum of money set after the names of such Hospitals, respectively, viz.:

To Kent General Hospital, at Dover $ 55,000.00

To Milford Memorial Hospital, Inc., at Milford 55,000.00

To Beebe Hospital of Sussex County, Inc., at Lewes. 57,200.00

To Homeopathic Hospital Association of Delaware, at Wilmington 115,500.00

To St. Francis Hospital, Incorporated, at Wilmington 63,250.00

To The Delaware Hospital, Inc., at Wilmington 207,350.00

To Wilmington General Hospital Association, at Wilmington 101,750.00

Each of said appropriations shall be paid to said respective Hospitals in equal quarterly installments on the first days of July, October, January and April in each of the fiscal years 1951 and 1952.

Section 2. There is likewise appropriated for the maintenance, equipment and operation of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, at Seaford, for each of the above mentioned fiscal years, the sum of Five Hundred Fifty Dollars ($550.00) per bed, not in excess of thirty-five (35) beds, the said appropriation to be paid to said Hospital in equal quarterly installments on the first days of July, October, January and April in each of the fiscal years 1951 and 1952; provided, however, that no portion of said appropriation shall be paid to said Hospital until it shall have been completed and in operation and the first quarterly installment payable after the beginning of the operation of said Hospital shall be in that proportion of the quarterly installment which the portion of the quarter remaining after the beginning of the operation of said Hospital shall bear to the total of such quarter.

Section 3. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act, and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid from the General Funds of the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

Approved June 5, 1951.