CHAPTER 243

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 566

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE MOTOR FUEL TAX DIVISION.

WHEREAS, the 127th General Assembly with the passage of House Bill No. 444 as amended by House Amendment No. 1, transferred all powers, duties and functions formerly vested in the Department of Finance, Division of Revenue for Motor Fuel Tax and Motor Carrier Fuel Purchase Law to the Department of Public Safety; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order Number Twenty-one of October, 1973 created a new Motor Fuel Tax Division with the Department of Public Safety; and

WHEREAS, the Division is currently staffed with only four people, including the Director; and

WHEREAS, the Division has the responsibility and potential of producing approximately twenty-eight (28) million dollars in General Fund Revenue for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 1974; and

WHEREAS, there is insufficient personnel and funds to effectively carry out its statutory responsibilities.

NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The sum of $40,343 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Public Safety, Motor Fuel Tax Division for salaries and operational costs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, to be allocated as follows:

(45-04-000) Motor Fuel Tax Division

Salaries of Employees (7)

$27,375

FICA

1,601

Pension Costs

3,367

Travel

1,000

Contractual Services

2,000

Supplies and Materials

5,000

TOTAL

$40,343

Section 2. This Act shall be considered a supplementary appropriation and the sum appropriated shall be in addition to any funds heretofore appropriated and shall be paid by the State Treasurer from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated. Any such funds which remain unexpended as of June 30, 1974, shall revert to the General Fund of the State.

Approved February 5, 1974.