CHAPTER 574

AUTHORIZING USE OF FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL FOR MENTALLY RETARDED

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 322, VOLUME 50, DELAWARE LAWS, IN RESPECT TO THE USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS APPROPRIATED THEREUNDER.

WHEREAS, Chapter 322, Volume 50, Delaware Laws, commonly referred to as the General Appropriation Bill contained an appropriation to the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded in the sum of $100,000 for each year of the biennium to be used for "Repairs and Replacements", AND

WHEREAS, the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded was succeeded by the State Board of Trustees of the State Hospital at Farnhurst, AND

WHEREAS, up to $25,000 of the said appropriation has been allocated for the repair of two cottages at the Hospital for the Mentally Retarded at Stockley, Delaware for the use of employees, AND

WHEREAS, it has been found that it would be more economical to construct new buildings, NOW THEREFORE

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

Section 1. The State Board of Trustees of the State Hospital at Farnhurst may use up to $25,000 of the funds previously appropriated to the Delaware Commission for the Feeble Minded by Chapter 322, Volume 50, Delaware Laws, for "Repairs and Replacements" to build new buildings at the Hospital for the Mentally Retarded at Stockley, Delaware. Any provision of the law which would limit or forbid the use of the said funds for the purpose set forth in this act is repealed but only to the extent that it limits or prohibits the particular expenditure herein authorized.