CHAPTER 145

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1563, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, TO PERMIT THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY TO MAKE AN APPROPRIATION TO THE PRISONERS AID SOCIETY OF DELAWARE, AND AMENDING 51 DELAWARE LAWS, CHAPTER 322, AS AMENDED BY 52 DELAWARE LAWS, CHAPTER 274.

WHEREAS, the Levy Court of New Castle County made an appropriation to the Prisoners Aid Society of Delaware for the fiscal year ending July 1, 1963, for the purpose of assisting in operating the 308 West Residence as a rehabilitation center for persons on probation or parole, said residence being a property owned by the State;

WHEREAS, the Governor's Committee for a State Correctional Program has recommended the continued operation of said 308 West Residence in the public interest under temporary private operation with public support, and there is a bill pending in the General Assembly for partial financial assistance and an application will be made to the said Levy Court for partial assistance until the State assumes full responsibility;

WHEREAS, the said Levy Court desires specific statutory authority to make an appropriation for said purposes; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. § 1563, Title 9 of the Delaware Code, is amended by placing a comma at the end thereof and adding the following:

The Prisoners Aid Society of Delaware

Section 2. Chapter 322, Volume 51, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 274, Volume 52, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking out the words "six (6) years", and inserting the words "six years from January 1, 1964".

Approved October 10, 1963.