CHAPTER 362

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND FOR BUS TRANSPORTATION OF BLIND CHILDREN OF DELAWARE TO AND FROM THE MARYLAND SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND.

WHEREAS, nineteen blind children, who are residents of Delaware, are attending the Maryland School for the Blind, near Baltimore, under the supervision of the Delaware Commission for the Blind; and

WHEREAS, under the present arrangement, these children are required to return to their homes in Delaware after classes on Friday and return to the Maryland School on Sunday evening; and

WHEREAS, the parents of these children are presently providing the transportation to and from the Maryland school at great expense and inconvenience; and

WHEREAS, The Delaware Commission for the Blind, after having received bids from certain bus companies, has determined that the sum of $8,000 is needed to provide bus transportation for these children;

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $8,000 is appropriated to the Delaware Commission for the Blind.

Section 2. The money appropriated herein shall be used by the Delaware Commission for the Blind for bus transportation of blind children of the State of Delaware to and from the Maryland School for the Blind, near Baltimore.

Section 3. This Act shall be effective upon the signature of the Governor and shall apply to the remainder of the school year which commenced September, 1969.

Section 4. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the monies hereby appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State Treasury from monies not otherwise appropriated. If any of such funds so appropriated remain unexpended upon June 30, 1970, such funds shall thereupon revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved April 9, 1970.