CHAPTER 17

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 140

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF CONSTRUCTION FUNDS PRESENTLY APPROVED FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE HENRY B. DUPONT MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ALEXIS I. DUPONT HIGH SCHOOL, TO BE EXPENDED IN THE RENOVATION OF THE ALEXIS I. DUPONT MIDDLE SCHOOL.

WHEREAS, the residents of the Alexis I. duPont School District approved funds for construction of school facilities ; and

WHEREAS, the construction of said facilities cost less than the estimated cost; and

WHEREAS, the Alexis I. duPont School District contributed 49.3% of the total cost of the above facilities; and

WHEREAS, the State Board of Education approved the request for transfer of said funds; and

WHEREAS, the funds will make it possible to start immediately on the renovations of the Alexis I. duPont Middle School; and

WHEREAS, the above renovations will include the enclosing of open stairways, constructing fire breaks, constructing a fire escape, and other changes necessary to meet present safety standards.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The Alexis I. duPont School District is hereby permitted to transfer the amount of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) of local funds toward the renovation of the Alexis I. duPont Middle School from construction funds previously approved for construction of the Henry B. duPont Middle School and the addition to the Alexis I. du Pont High School.

Approved April 13, 1973.