CHAPTER 222

APPROPRIATION - FOR POLIO IMMUNIZATION

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE POLIOMYELITIS IMMUNIZATION AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, Salk polio vaccine has been administered in public clinics in the amount of 320,000 doses in the past two years; and

WHEREAS, it is the considered policy of the State to prevent outbreaks of this dread disease among its citizens;

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The State Board of Health is authorized to continue public clinics to immunize the citizens of the State against poliomyelitis.

Section 2. The sum of $80,000 is hereby appropriated for the purchase of vaccine and related supplies, and for the purpose of administering polio vaccine, for the biennium beginning July 1, 1957 and ending June 30, 1959.

Section 3. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved June 28, 1957.