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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, BY PROVIDING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF UNIT APPROPRIATIONS TO THE SUSSEX COUNTY VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL, AND BY MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1962.

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

Section 1. Chapter 17, Title 14, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding a new section at the end thereof to read as follows:

§ 1717. Sussex County Vocational and Technical School

(a) The Sussex County Vocational and Technical School shall receive such sums for employees' salaries, capital outlay and all other costs based upon the usual unit allocation provisions of Section 1703 of this Chapter, provided that the number of pupils used in the determination of pupil units shall be calculated by the State Board of Education as follows: the number of pupils enrolled in the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School multiplied by the ratio of the number of clock hours such pupils are scheduled for instruction in said school during the school year to the number of clock hours in the school year as determined by the State Board of Education.

() The State Board of Education shall certify such number of pupil units as calculated according to subsection (a) to the Budget Commission, and shall also certify to the Budget Commission the pro-rata share of the total sum involved that should be assessed to each school district sending pupils to the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School based on the number of such district's pupils so enrolled in the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School.

(a) The Budget Commission is hereby empowered and directed to transfer funds, based upon the certification of the State Board of Education pursuant to subsection (b), to the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School from funds appropriated to the various districts sending pupils to the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School.

Section 2. Section 1 of this Act shall become effective July 1, 1962.

Section 3. Any funds made available to the State of Delaware by the government of the United States of America during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, due to the establishment and operation of the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School during said fiscal year, shall be used for the operation of the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School in addition to any sums hereinafter appropriated.

Section 4. The sum of $98,680 is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, for the operation of the Sussex County Vocational and Technical School.

Section 5. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved August 31, 1961.