CHAPTER 94

APPROPRIATION - STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAINTAIN 40 HOUR WEEK AT BRANDYWINE AND EDGEWOOD SANATORIUMS

AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING THE PAYMENT OF SALARIES AND WAGES OF EMPLOYEES OVER AND ABOVE THE PRESENT APPROPRIATIONS AVAILABLE TO THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AT BRANDYWINE AND EDGEWOOD SANITORIUMS.

WHEREAS, it has been necessary for the State Board of Health to change the wage scale at Brandywine and Edgewood Sanitorium in order that responsible and qualified personnel may be employed, and

WHEREAS, a forty (40) hour week for employees was put into effect on January 1, 1953 in order to secure the necessary help for conducting the above mentioned TB institutions, and

WHEREAS, present appropriations available to the State Board of Health are inadequate to meet the necessary salaries and wages of employees for the proper operation of Brandywine and Edgewood Sanitoriums for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. There is appropriated to the State Board of Health to be used only for the purposes indicated the sum of Fifty Thousand Five Hundred Sixteen Dollars and Twelve Cents ($50,516.12).

Section 2. That the funds hereby appropriated shall be available during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953 and shall be paid out by the State Treasurer upon proper vouchers presented by the State Board of Health, to which the said funds have been hereby appropriated.

Section 3. This Act shall be known as a supplementary and a deficiency appropriation bill and the funds hereby appropriated are to be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated. Any of the funds appropriated herein that are not expended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953 will revert to the General Fund of the State.

Approved May 25, 1953.