CHAPTER 362

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

PROVIDING FOR A JOINT COMMITTEE TO ARRANGE FOR THE INAUGURATION OF THE HONORABLE J. CALEB BOGGS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND TO ARRANGE FOR THE ATTENDANCE OF OFFICIALS AND PERSONS TO REPRESENT THE STATE OF DELAWARE AT THE INAUGURATION OF HONORABLE DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS.

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives, the Senate joining therein, that there is hereby authorized to be selected a Joint Committee, to consist of five members of the House of Representatives and five members of the Senate,--the Senate members to consist of the President Pro Tem and four other members of the Senate to be appointed by the President of the Senate,--the House members to consist of the Speaker and four other members of the House to be appointed by the Speaker; the said Committee being hereby authorized and directed to make all necessary arrangements for the inauguration exercises attendant upon the inauguration of the Honorable J. Caleb Boggs as Governor of Delaware, and further to make all necessary plans and take all necessary action with respect to the representation of the State of Delaware at the inauguration of Honorable Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that full discretion and authority shall be reposed in the Joint Committee hereby authorized concerning the officials and persons of the State of Delaware to attend the inaugural exercises in Washington; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the sum of $15,000 is appropriated out of the General Fund to the expenses of the Joint Inaugural Committee in making all necessary arrangements in connection with the said inaugurations and the State Treasurer is directed to pay the said sum or any part thereof immediately upon receipt of warrants signed by the Chairman and Secretary of said Committee; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that any part of the appropriation hereby made which may remain unexpended when the Joint Inaugural Committee has concluded its work and made its final report to the General Assembly shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved February 4, 1957.