CHAPTER 221

APPROPRIATION - CERTAIN HOSPITALS IN THE STATE

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

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (three-fourths of all Members of each Branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. There is appropriated for the maintenance, equipment and operation of the hospitals hereinafter mentioned, for each of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 1953 and July 1, 1954, the sum of money set after the names of such hospitals, respectively, viz.:

To KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL, at Dover, $ 52,800.00

To MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC at Milford, 77,000.00

To BEEBE HOSPITAL OF SUSSEX COUNTY, INC., at Lewes 57,200.00

To HOMEOPATHIC HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION OF DELAWARE,

at Wilmington, 125,400.00

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, 102,850.00

To NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, at Seaford, 17,600.00

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 1953 and 1954.

Section 2. There is likewise appropriated for the maintenance, equipment and operation of HOMEOPATHIC HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION OF DELAWARE, at Wilmington, for each of the above mentioned fiscal years, the sum of Five Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($550.00) per bed, not in excess of fifty-five (55) beds, the said appropriation to be paid to said Hospital, upon the completion of such additional capacity, in equal quarterly installments on the first day of July, October, January and April in each of the fiscal years 1953 and 1954; provided, however, that no portion of said appropriation shall be paid to said Hospital unless such additional bed capacity shall have been completed and in operation prior to December 31, 1954, and provided further that the first quarterly installment payable after the completion and operation of such bed capacity shall be in that proportion of the quarterly installment which the portion of the quarter remaining after the beginning of the operation of such capacity 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 30, 1953.