CHAPTER 210

APPROPRIATION - FOR EDUCATION OF HOMEBOUND CHILDREN

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE ITINERANT HOMEBOUND AND HOSPITAL INSTRUCTION.

WHEREAS, The State Board of Education has in the past provided instruction to children who were unable, due to accident or illness, to attend school; and

WHEREAS, The State Board of Education recommended in the regular budget request that an amount of $56,500.00 be allocated for the biennium for this purpose; and

WHEREAS, these funds have not been provided by the general budget act for this purpose,

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education the sum of $23,100.00 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1957 and the sum of $25,100.00 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1958.

Section 2. The funds so appropriated shall be used for the costs of education of children who because of prolonged illness or injury cannot attend regular classes in a public school.

Section 3. All funds not allocated in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of this Act shall revert to the General Fund at the end of each fiscal year.

Section 4. This Act shall be known as a supplementary appropriation act and the money so appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 28, 1957.