CHAPTER 209

APPROPRIATION - ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE

AN ACT APPROPRIATING CERTAIN MONIES TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING ARMORIES.

WHEREAS, the Adjutant General's Department, Delaware National Guard, desires to construct an armory in the Town of Smyrna, Kent County, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1954; and

WHEREAS, the Adjutant General's Department, Delaware National Guard, also desires to construct an armory in Christiana Hundred, New Castle County, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955; and

WHEREAS, the United States Government does contribute 75% of the cost of constructing armories that are constructed by State National Guards, provided that the states contribute 25% of the cost of such construction; and

WHEREAS, under the policy of the United States Government making such grants to states, it is required by the Federal Government that the state's first make available by proper appropriation the state's share of the cost of constructing armories; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. There is appropriated to the Adjutant General's Department, Delaware National Guard, the sum of Twenty-Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($27,500.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1954, and a like sum of Twenty-Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($27,500.00) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, for the purpose of constructing armories in the Town of Smyrna in Kent County and in Christiana Hundred in New Castle County.

Section 2. The funds appropriated in Section 1 of this Act or any part thereof which shall remain unexpended at the end of the biennium ending June 30, 1955, or in the event that the United States Government fails to furnish the Adjutant General's Department, Delaware National Guard, with matching funds for the construction of said armories, the funds hereby appropriated shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Section 3. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the monies hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 29, 1953.