CHAPTER 26

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 9

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE FOR PAYMENTS OF CLAIMS RELATING TO VETERANS' MILITARY PAY ACT NO. III

WHEREAS, the 127th General Assembly passed Senate Bill No. 454 which provided for an extension of the deadline when claims and payments may be made under the Veterans' Military Pay Act No. III; and

WHEREAS, additional claims have been filed subsequent to the deadline of June 30, 1974, and the remaining funds reverted to the General Fund of the State of Delaware on September 30, 1974, thus leaving the account depleted; and

WHEREAS, there have been at least twelve applications received to date in the Department of Finance with anticipation of additional applications.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of $6,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Finance to be used toward payment of bona fide veterans' claims under guidelines of the Veterans' Military Pay Act No. III.

Section 2. Funds appropriated herein shall be paid by the State Treasurer from the General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. Funds herein appropriated and remaining unexpended or unencumbered on June 30, 1975, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved March 31, 1975.