AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR CERTAIN CONTINGENCIES TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE FISCAL BEGINNING JULY 1, 1959 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 1960, AND PRESCRIBING LIMITA- TIONS UPON USE THEREOF AND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BUDGET COMMISSION IN RELATION THERETO.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. The sum of $1,370,000.00 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1959 and ending June 30, 1960 is appropriated to the State Board of Education for the costs of transporting handicapped pupils, not to exceed $20,000.00, and to the State Board of Education for distribution to all school districts in the State of Delaware and to the State Board of Education for distribution to the 1-2-3 Teacher Schools, subject to the other terms of this Act, for the following purposes:
Salaries of additional classroom teachers, custodian, clerical and health personnel and cafeteria supervisors.
Costs of operation.
Up-grading of school personnel.
Salaries of substitute employees.
Section 2. Such sums shall be disbursed pursuant to provisions of law, after approval by the Budget Commission for authorized expenses.
Section 3. Proof, satisfactory to said Commission shall be submitted, and such proof shall include any evidence and testimony the Commission may require and a statement setting forth all facts in support of a claim. A contingency may be determined to exist only with the consent of the Governor and a majority of the members of the Budget Commission.
Section 4. A contingency shall exist only when an expenditure, not otherwise authorized by the General Appropriation Act or any Supplementary Appropriation Act and for which funds have not otherwise been provided to the State Board of Education has become necessary for causes beyond the control of the State Board of Education or necessary to the general welfare.
Section 5. The Auditor of Accounts shall keep actual, separate and detailed accounts of the expenditures made pursuant to this Act. The Budget Commission shall submit to the next General Assembly a full and detailed statement of the nature of the contingencies for which transfers are authorized, the cause thereof, and a copy of the account maintained therefor by the Auditor of Accounts.
Section 6. 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 15, 1959.