CHAPTER 314

APPROPRIATION - STATE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR CARE OF ADDITIONAL PATIENTS AT BRANDYWINE AND EDGEWOOD SANATORIA

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CARE OF ADDITIONAL PATIENTS AT BRANDYWINE AND EDGEWOOD SANATORIA, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN THE BUDGET.

WHEREAS, there is now before the General Assembly of the State of Delaware a bill authorizing the construction and reconstruction of certain buildings at Brandywine and Edgewood Sanatoria and appropriating money for same; and

WHEREAS, the budget estimate for the maintenance of said institutions was based upon a bed capacity of one hundred seventy patients; and

WHEREAS, if said building construction is authorized by the General Assembly, or if additional beds are made available in already existent buildings, it will be necessary to provide for additional costs not anticipated in the budget; therefor

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Health from the General Fund of the State in the Treasury of the State of Delaware an amount not exceeding Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953 for the above purpose, and the Treasurer is hereby directed to pay the said amounts from any funds not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 5, 1951.