CHAPTER 119

APPROPRIATION -

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1957.

WHEREAS, caseloads and needs to be met by the Department of Public Welfare have increased to a point not foreseen when appropriations, regular and contingency, were approved by the 118th General Assembly, AND

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Welfare is charged by law to provide assistance and care compatible with decency and health to the eligible needy of the State of Delaware and to children committed to its custody, AND

WHEREAS, funds appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, are not sufficient to enable the Department of Public Welfare to provide for the needs of these increased caseloads,

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The Department of Public Welfare is appropriated the sum of $57,300 to meet these unforeseen needs during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957 to be used as follows: $15,033 for Aid to Dependent Children Grants--State's share, $3,865 for Aid to the Disabled Grants--State's share, $35,373 for Child Welfare Services Direct Care--State's share; and $3,029 for Office Expense--State's share.

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 3, 1957.