CHAPTER 530

OLD AGE ASSISTANCE AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICE

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE FOR CHILD WELFARE SERVICE OF CERTAIN FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE STATE BOARD OF WELFARE FOR OLD AGE ASSISTANCE.

WHEREAS, the 118th General Assembly has by various Acts appropriated to the State Board of Welfare for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1956, and June 30, 1957, the sum of $258,000 for Child Welfare Service, Direct Care, and the sum of $381,000 for Old Age Assistance; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Welfare has notified the members of the General Assembly that the appropriation for Old Age Assistance is greater than the expected need by about $81,000 per year, while an additional $80,000 per year may be used advantageously for Child Welfare Service; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The State Board of Welfare is hereby authorized and empowered to expend for Child Welfare Service, Direct Care, in each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1956, and June 30, 1957, a sum not exceeding $80,000 of the moneys appropriated to the Board of Welfare by Acts of the 118th General Assembly for Old Age Assistance, anything contained in the Acts appropriating said moneys to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved November 8, 1955.