CHAPTER 374

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 747

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 142, VOLUME 59, LAWS OF DELAWARE, MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE EXPENSE OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1974, AND TO AMEND CERTAIN PERTINENT STATUTORY PROVISIONS.

WHEREAS, the Division of Central Data Processing must develop its operational plans and budget to provide the services contemplated to be required by their user clients well in advance in order that hardware, software, supplies, and staff are on hand to meet the requirements , and

WHEREAS, the State's operating budget for fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, (Chapter 142, Volume 59, Laws of Delaware) provided a total budget for (30-07-000) Division of Central Data Processing of $2,119,000 of which $1,794,000 was funded from the General Fund Budget and the remaining $325,000 was expected to be forthcoming from Special Funds (Federal, etc.) via the several user clients; and

WHEREAS, Section 31 of Chapter 142, Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, provides that Special Funds received by the Division of Central Data Processing from their user clients be deposited in the General Fund of the State; and

WHEREAS, the Division of Central Data Processing has received a total of $158,031.03 from their user clients of which $88,901.99 was for data processing services in FY 1973 and $69,129.04 was for data processing services in FY 1974, and collections for services in FY 1974 are expected to exceed $150,000; and

WHEREAS, it was the intent of the Joint Finance Committee that the total budget for the Division of Central Data Processing be funded from the General Fund and from Special Fund collections; and

WHEREAS, Section 31 of Chapter 142, Volume 69, Laws of Delaware, must be amended to implement the intent of the Joint Finance Committee.

NOW, THEREFORE :

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

Section 1. Amend Section 31, of Chapter 142, Volume 59, Laws of Delaware, by striking that portion of the last sentence in its entirety which reads, "Payment therefor must be made to the Division of Central Data Processing for deposit to the General Fund of the State." and substituting in lieu thereof the following which reads, "payment therefor must be made to and for the use of the Division of Central Data Processing."

Section 2. An amount, not to exceed $116,159, collected by the Division of Central Data Processing from its user clients in Special Funds via Revenue Code 208 for Central Data Processing Services shall be used by the Division of Central Data Processing for the following purposes:

Salaries and Wages of Employees

$63,547

Salaries - Overtime

2,733

Contractual Services

 

Rental - EDP Equipment

35,000

Other Contractual Services

9,879

Supplies and Materials

5,000

TOTAL

$116,159

Section 3. The funds herein identified in Sections 1 and 2 of this Act shall be expended only in the manner set forth in Section 2 of this Act, and any funds unexpended by June 80, 1974, shall thereupon revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved June 18, 1974.