CHAPTER 54

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN ENCUMBERED FUNDS TO THE SALARIES AND WAGES ACCOUNT OF THE MAINTENANCE DIVISION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT APPROPRIATIONS.

WHEREAS, as a result of heavy expenditures imposed by extraordinary weather conditions the past winter, a deficit is anticipated at the end of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961 in the funds appropriated to the State Highway Department for Salaries and Wages in the Maintenance Division, and

WHEREAS, as a result of procedures in charging funds at the end of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960 a balance of sixty-three thousand four hundred fifteen dollars and forty-eight cents ($63,415.48) remains from funds encumbered from the appropriation to the State Highway Department for the Salaries and Wages Account of the Maintenance Division for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned balance, if available for use by the State Highway Department during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961 would offset a substantial portion of the anticipated deficit in the Salaries and Wages Account of the Maintenance Division.

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of sixty-three thousand four hundred and fifteen dollars ($63,415.00) of funds encumbered by the State Highway Department from appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960 for Salaries and Wages in the Maintenance Division is hereby authorized to be transferred to the Salaries and Wages Account of the Maintenance Division of the State Highway Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961.

Section 2. The funds transferred hereby are to be utilized solely for the purpose of fulfilling obligations for the payment of salaries and wages of employees of the State Highway Department incurred prior to and including June 30, 1961.

Approved May 15, 1961.