CHAPTER 433

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 573

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 504, CHAPTER 5, TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO CATEGORIES OF ASSISTANCE TO PROVIDE FOR STATE PARTICIPATION IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF TITLE XIX FUNDS UNDER TITLE XVI AND TITLE IV-A OF THE UNITED STATES SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OR OTHER SIMILAR PROGRAMS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 504, Chapter 5, Title 31, Delaware Code, by adding a new subdivision (7) to read as follows:

"(7) Drug Draft System; in order to expedite the payment to druggists within the State of Delaware, in accordance with U.S. Title XIX of the Social Security Act and Federal Regulations promulgated thereunder, monies may be advanced from Appropriated Funds pertaining to U.S. Title XIX drugs of the Social Security Act by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services as is deemed necessary in order to insure timely payments of these obligations."

Approved July 10, 1974.