CHAPTER 351

APPROPRIATION

DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE FEEBLE MINDED FOR THE CARE OF ABNORMAL INFANTS UNTIL SPACE IS AVAILABLE AT THE DELAWARE COLONY, STOCK-LEY.

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

Section 1. The sum of $15,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956 and a like sum of $15,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957 is appropriated to the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded to pay the costs of the care of infants under six years of age who must be placed in other institutions awaiting admission to the Delaware Colony for the Feeble Minded at Stockley. The funds herein appropriated shall not be used for the care of infants for whom there is space available at the Delaware Colony. The parents or other persons legally responsible for the care of a particular infant will be required to contribute according to their ability to the cost of the care of such infant before any funds herein appropriated are expended for such care.

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.

Approved June 27, 1955.