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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 398, VOLUME 53, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO BORROW A CERTAIN SUM OF MONEY FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPENDITURES IN THE NATURE OF CAPITAL INVESTMENTS FOR THE USE OF THE STATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DELAWARE STATE HOSPITAL AT FARNHURST AND TO ISSUE BONDS AND NOTES THEREFOR.

WHEREAS, the 121st General Assembly enacted Chapter 398, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, which provided funds for construction, equipping, and furnishing a Geriatric Building at the Delaware State Hospital at Farnhurst to replace "Black Cottage"; AND

WHEREAS, the original request was predicated on the receipt of Federal Funds in the amount of $400,000 of which only $60,000 is uncommitted for fiscal year ending June 30, 1964; AND

WHEREAS, the State Funds required to be expended for the Geriatric Building now will amount to $1,170,000 of which only $840,000 is presently available; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of (three-fourths of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. Chapter 398, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking the figures "$1,015,000" wherein they appear in said chapter and inserting in lieu thereof the figures "$1,345,000".

Section 2. The additional sum of $330,000 authorized herein shall be expended for Geriatric Building to be constructed and equipped to house approximately 100 patients to replace the now condemned "Black Cottage" on the grounds of the Delaware State Hospital.

Section 3. Section 9 of Chapter 398, Volume 53, Laws of Delaware, is amended by striking the words and figures: "June 30, 1965" wherein they appear therein and inserting in lieu thereof the words and figures "June 30, 1966".

Approved May 8, 1964.