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A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1966, TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OF $406.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF REIMBURSING JOHN 0. ELLINGSWORTH, WARDEN OF THE SUSSEX CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, FOR DAMAGE TO HIS PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE.

WHEREAS, John 0. Ellingsworth did use his own automobile during an emergency during the severe snow storm of January 30, 1966, because the state owned vehicle assigned to him was stuck and blocked from use by snow and he was engaged in the line of duty for the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, his private automobile was damaged in an accident classified as unavoidable by the Delaware State Police; and

WHEREAS, he had no personal insurance to cover the damage to his car and because the accident was classified as unavoidable, the insurance company of the owner of the other vehicle involved was not required to pay this loss;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $406.00 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Correction for the purpose of reimbursing John 0. Ellingsworth, warden of the Sussex Correctional Institution, for damage to his personal automobile resulting from an unavoidable accident while engaged in the line of duty for the State of Delaware during an emergency during the severe snow storm of January 30, 1966.

Section 2. This is a supplementary appropriation act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and the monies appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund of the State of Delaware from monies not otherwise appropriated.