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AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEDERAL SURPLUS FOODS TO NEEDY PERSONS IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the Delaware State Hospital received $25,000.00 for the operation of this program during the current fiscal year and $5,000.00 to reimburse expenses incurred in operating the program during the last two months of the previous fiscal year, AND

WHEREAS, approximately 300,000 pounds of food valued at approximately $90,000.00 is being issued to approximately 7,000 families each month, AND

WHEREAS, this is twice the amount of food and almost twice the number of people originally estimated, thereby increasing the cost of operating the program by approximately 50% to a monthly average figure of $3,000.00, NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $11,000.00 is hereby appropriated to the Delaware State Hospital for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, to be used for the purpose of distributing federal surplus foods to needy persons in the State of Delaware.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved May 14, 1962.