CHAPTER 59

APPROPRIATION

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR ON ACCOUNT OF AN UNANTICIPATED INCREASE IN THE SCHOOL POPULATION.

WHEREAS, attendance of the public schools in the State of Delaware is very much larger than was anticipated by the 117th General Assembly, AND

WHEREAS, the various school districts of the State are by law entitled to additional funds for necessary teachers and expenses connected with the increased enrollment, AND

WHEREAS, the funds appropriated by the 117TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY in the General Appropriation Bill and in the Contingency Fund Bill are insufficient to provide the school districts with the teachers and expenses to which they are entitled, NOW, THEREFORE

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

Section 1. There is appropriated to the State Board of Education the sum of $350,930.78 for the current fiscal year ending June 30, 1955 to provide for such additional teachers, additional units and additional capital outlay as the various school districts of the State are entitled to under the present law and under the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education and for which no funds are otherwise available. The State Board of Education may expend and/or transfer to the various school districts all or any part of the above appropriation for the purposes above specified.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Section 3. Any funds appropriated herein which shall not have been expended by the end of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, shall immediately revert to the General Fund.

Section 4. The State Auditor shall audit at the source all invoices for the expenditure of funds appropriated by this Act.

Approved April 27, 1955.