CHAPTER 59

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE STATE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT FOR THE OPPORTUNITIES INDUSTRIALIZATION CENTER, INCORPORATED, FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAINING THE UNSKILLED LABOR FORCE OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, the Delaware Opportunities Industrialization Center, Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, established to train the unskilled labor force of Delaware for available employment positions in the private sector of our economy, has performed this function since its inception in a responsible and acceptable manner; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Opportunities Industrialization Center, Incorporated, in order to continue to provide its services to the citizens of this State urgently needs additional funds over and above those presently available from private and federal sources;

NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $200,000 is hereby appropriated to the Delaware State Development Department for distribution upon the conditions herein prescribed to the Opportunities Industrialization Center, Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969. Said funds shall be used to carry out the purposes of said corporation in the training of the unskilled labor force of Delaware for available skilled employment, the goals of such program being deemed to be in the best interest of all the people of the State.

Section 2. Except for the first $25,000 thereof, this appropriation is conditioned upon the obtaining of matching funds of equivalent amount from private sources. Therefore, the Delaware State Development Department shall authorize transfer to the Opportunities Industrialization Center, Incorporated, only such part of this appropriation above $25,000 as has been shown to have been matched from such private sources.

Approved May 8, 1969.