CHAPTER 367

RELATING TO BUREAU OF MARKETS

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 3, TITLE 3, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, RELATING TO THE POWERS OF THE BUREAU OF MARKETS AND PROVIDING FOR THE BUREAU OF MARKETS' INSPECTION FUND; APPROPRIATION.

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

Section 1. § 303 (b), Title 3, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by striking out the period at the end of said subsection and substituting in lieu thereof the following: "and the State Treasurer shall deposit the same to the credit of a special fund entitled 'Bureau of Markets' Inspection Fund', from which necessary expenses of the Bureau for fruit, vegetable, poultry and grain inspections shall be paid, upon proper vouchers signed by the president or chairman and secretary of the State Board of Agriculture. The Bureau of Markets' Inspection Fund shall be a revolving fund and no funds deposited therein shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury, except for funds appropriated by the 117th General Assembly to begin said fund, which funds shall be paid back to the State Treasurer out of said Bureau of Markets' Inspection Fund on or before June 30, 1955. The Bureau shall annually, on or before January 31st, make a report to the Governor of all income and expenditures made from said fund. A copy of said reports shall be given biannually, on or before January 31st, to the members of the General Assembly."

Section 2. § 304, Title 3, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by inserting after the word "power" appearing in the second line of said section the following:, " except as provided by § 303 (b) of this title,".

Section 3. There is appropriated the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) to the Bureau of Markets' Inspection Fund authorized by Section 1 of this act, and the State Treasurer is directed to immediately create such a special fund and deposit the moneys hereby appropriated to said fund.

Section 4. This is a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 11, 1953.