CHAPTER 188

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 497

AN ACT TO AMEND HOUSE BILL 200 OF THE 126TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY BY MAKING CERTAIN REDUCTIONS IN MONEY APPROPRIATED THEREIN.

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

Section 1. Amend House Bill 200 of the 126th General Assembly by adding thereto new sections to read as follows:

Section 29.

Notwithstanding any other provision in House Bill 200 of the 126th General Assembly to the contrary, the total amount appropriated in said House Bill 200 to the following combination of State agencies, excluding any appropriations in said bill to said agencies for debt service, pensions, health and welfare grants, Municipal Street Aid, Social Security and Health Insurance, is hereby reduced by an aggregate of 5% ($3,000,000) for all combined.

10

— 00

— 000

Executive Offices

20

— 00

— 000

Department of State

25

— 00

— 000

Department of Finance

30

— 00

— 000

Department of Administrative Services

35

— 00

— 000

Department of Health & Social Services

40

— 00

— 000

Department of Natural Resources and

     

Environmental Control

45

— 00

— 000

Department of Public Safety

50

— 00

— 000

Department of Community Affairs and

     

Economic Development

55

— 00

— 000

Department of Highways & Transportation

60

— 00

— 000

Department of Labor

65

— 00

— 000

Department of Agriculture

Provided further, that the Governor shall submit to the General Assembly no later than July 13, 1971, a plan for proposed allocation of aggregate reductions mandated in this section.

Section 30.

Notwithstanding any other provision of House Bill 200 of the 126th General Assembly, total appropriations therein for each of the following State agencies are separately reduced by 5% (net aggregate reduction = $1,420,000).

02

— 00

— 000

Judicial

15

— 00

— 000

Legal

12

— 00

— 000

Other Elective Offices

76

— 00

— 000

National Guard

70

— 00

— 000

Department of Elections

75

— 00

— 000

Fire Prevention Commission

90

— 00

— 000

Higher Education

Section 31.

Notwithstanding any other provision of House Bill 200 of the 126th General Assembly appropriations therein designated for "State Board of Education and State Board for Vocational Education" (95 — 01 — 000) are hereby reduced by $290,000."

Approved July 1, 1971.