CHAPTER 183

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE SURPLUS FOOD FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, the Federal Government has revised its regulations governing provisions relating to the donation of government food commodities; AND

WHEREAS, the new regulations require Department of Public Welfare to certify eligibility of all recipients, provide definitions for public assistance and non-public assistance households inconsistent with current interpretations and that nonpublic assistance households be recertified as eligible every three (3) months; AND

WHEREAS, the government surplus food program will continue to be an economical and efficient welfare program of extreme benefit to the less fortunate residents of Delaware, NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Ten Thousand and Five hundred dollars ($10,500.00) is appropriated to the Department of Public Welfare for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1963, as follows:

Salaries and wages of employees

$ 7,500

Office Expense

500

Travel

750

Equipment

1,750

TOTAL

$10,500

Section 2. Seven Thousand dollars ($7,000.00) is appropriated to the Surplus Food for Needy Families Program of the Delaware State Hospital for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1963, as follows:

Salaries and wages of employees $5,700

Office Expense 600

Travel 700

TOTAL $7,000

Section 3. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved December 18, 1963.