AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE GOVERNOR FOR. THE DELAWARE AGENCY TO REDUCE CRIME IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AID TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. There is hereby appropriated to the Governor for the Delaware Agency to Reduce Crime, as established by Executive Order Number Thirty-seven, dated August 20, 1968, and expanded by Executive Order Number Six, dated May 22, 1969, the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) for the purpose of aid to local law enforcement agencies of the State not regularly financed by the Annual Budget Act, under the supervision of the Governor, pursuant to the conditions, guidelines and directions set forth in the aforementioned Executive Order Number Six.
Section 2. (a) All funds hereby appropriated which are distributed to any local government entity or local law enforcement agency pursuant to this Act and the Executive Orders referred to in Section 1 hereof, shall be so distributed only upon the commitment by such local entity or law enforcement agency to the program or project in question of additional locally-raised funds equal to one-half of the State monies so distributed.
(b) In no event shall the matching local share of any monies hereby appropriated be funds otherwise received by a local governmental entity from the State Treasury pursuant to the provisions of any other Act of the General Assembly, including, without limitation, the Municipal Street Aid Act.
Section 3. This appropriation shall be considered a supplementary appropriation, and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from funds not otherwise appropriated. Any of such funds hereby appropriated remaining unexpended on June 30, 1970, shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.
Section 4. The State Auditor is authorized to conduct an audit of the books or records of any local government entity or law enforcement agency receiving any funds pursuant to this Act for the purpose of determining the use of such funds.
Section 5. This Act shall be effective from the effective date of the Annual Budget Act of 1969-70.
Approved July 11,1969.