CHAPTER 263

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 54

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENTS NO. 3, 5, AND 7

AN ACT TO AID CERTAIN FIRE COMPANIES WHICH ARE ORGANIZED TO EXTINGUISH FIRES OR MAINTAIN AMBULANCES OR RESCUE TRUCKS, BY MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THEM.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (three-fourths of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. There is appropriated to the listed fire companies, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1971, the following sums to be used for the prevention and extinguishment of fires throughout the state and for the maintenance of apparatus and equipment:

New Castle County

Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Co. Belvedere Volunteer Fire Co. Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. Christiana Fire Co.

Claymont Fire Co. Cranston Heights Fire Co. Delaware City Fire Co. Elsmere Fire Co.

Five Points Fire Co. Goodwill Fire Co. Hockessin Fire Co. Holloway Terrace Fire Co.

Mill Creek Fire Co. Minquadale Fire Co. Minquas Fire Co. Odessa Fire Co., Inc.

Port Penn Volunteer Fire Co. Talleyville Fire Co. Townsend Fire Co.

Volunteer Hose Co., Inc. Wilmington Manor Fire Co.

Kent County

Bowers Volunteer Fire Co. Camden-Wyoming Fire Co. Carlisle Fire Co.

Cheswold Volunteer Fire Co. Citizens' Hose Co., Inc. No. 1 Clayton Fire Co.

Dover Fire Dept.

Farmington Volunteer Fire Co. Felton Community Fire Co. Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. Harrington Volunteer Fire Co. Hartly Volunteer Fire Co. Houston Volunteer Fire Co. Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co. Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co. Mary-Del Volunteer Fire Co. South Bowers Fire Co., Inc.

Sussex County

Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Blades Volunteer Fire Co. Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Dagsboro Fire Co.

Delmar Fire Department, Inc. Ellendale Volunteer Fire Co. Frankford Volunteer Fire Co. Georgetown Fire Company, Inc. Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Gumboro Volunteer Fire Co. Indian River Volunteer Fire Co. Laurel Volunteer Fire Co. Lewes Fire Department

Millsboro Fire Co.

Milton Volunteer Fire Co. Millville Volunteer Fire Co. Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Co. Roxanna Volunteer Fire Co. Seaford Volunteer Fire Co. Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co.

Slaughter Beach Memorial Volunteer

Fire Co.

Section 2. There is appropriated to the following listed fire companies, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1971, the following sums, to be used for the maintenance and operation of ambulances in the public service:

Newark $ 1,250

Blades 1,250

Bridgeville 1,250

Bowers 1,250

Bellefonte 1,250

Camden 1,250

Milford 1,250

Cheswold 1,250

Christiana 1,250

Claymont 1,250

Cranston Heights 1,250

Delmar 1,250

Ellendale 1,250

Elsmere 1,250

Felton 1,250

Richardson Park 1,250

Frankford 1,250

New Castle 1,250

Gumboro 1,250

Harrington 1,250

Hartly 1,250

Holloway Terrace 1,250

Hockessin 1,250

Laurel 1,250

Leipsic 1,250

Lewes 1,250

Marshallton 1,250

Millville 1,250

Milton 1,250

Minquadale 1,250

Newport 1,250

Rehoboth Beach 1,250

Seaford 1,250

Slaughter Beach 1,250

Talleyville 1,250

Wilmington Manor 1,250

TOTAL $45,000

Section 3. There is appropriated to the following listed fire companies, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1971, the following sums, to be used for the maintenance and operation of rescue trucks in the public service:

Aetna, Hose and Ladder Co. Bethany Beach Fire Co. Brandywine Hundred Fire Co. Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Camden-Wyoming Fire Co.

Carlisle Fire Co. Cheswold Vol. Fire Co.

Christiana Fire Co.

Citizens' Hose Co., No. 1, Inc. Claymont Fire Co.

Clayton Fire Co. Delaware City Fire Co.

Delmar Fire Dept., Inc.

Dover Fire Dept. Elsmere Fire Co. Felton Community Fire Co.

Five Points Fire Co.

Frederica Volunteer Fire Company Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. Goodwill Fire Co.

Harrington Vol. Fire Co.

Hartly Vol. Fire Co. Holloway Terrace Fire Co.

Laurel Volunteer Fire Co.

Leipsic Volunteer Fire Co.

Lewes Fire Dept. Little Creek Fire Co.

Magnolia Volunteer Fire Co.

Mill Creek Fire Co. Millsboro Fire Co. Millville Vol. Fire Co.

Milton Vol. Fire Dept.

Minquadale Fire Co. Minquas Fire Co.

Port Penn Vol. Fire Co.

Rehoboth Vol. Fire Co.

Roxanna Vol. Fire Co.

Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept.

Selbyville Vol. Fire Co. Slaughter Beach Memorial Vol. Fire Co.

South Bowers Voluntary Fire Co., Inc.

Talleyville Fire Co.

Volunteer Hose Co. Wilmington Manor Fire Co.

Selbyville 1,250

Slaughter Beach 1,250

South Bowers 1,250

Talleyville 1,250

Middletown 1,250

Wilmington Manor 1,250

TOTAL $55,000

Section 4. There is appropriated to the Mayor and Council of Wilmington, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1971, the following sum to be used for the prevention and extinguishment of fires throughout the City of Wilmington and for the maintenance of the apparatus and equipment of the 12 fire companies organized and equipped in the City:

$30,000

GRAND TOTAL $280,000

Section 5. The above said sums shall be paid by the State Treasurer within three months after the beginning of the fiscal year for which appropriated.

Section 6. This Act is a supplementary appropriation act and the monies appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of any monies in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 13, 1971.