CHAPTER 28

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 184

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE, OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

WHEREAS, the people of the State of Delaware have had available to them the services of a State Police helicopter; and

WHEREAS, recently this use has been curtailed because of damage sustained during a rescue mission; and

WHEREAS, the insurance value of the vehicle ($110,000) is less than the replacement value; and

WHEREAS, Kent and Sussex Counties have already agreed to assist financially in the purchase of a new helicopter in the amount of $15,000 and $65,000 respectively; and WHEREAS, the purchase price of the helicopter is $207,000;

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The sum of $207,000 is appropriated to the Department of Public Safety, Division of State Police, to purchase a helicopter to be used in its regular course of State business.

Section 2. The sums of money appropriated by the Counties of the State of Delaware and specifically the Counties of Kent and Sussex to assist in the purchase of the State helicopter shall upon payment be deposited in the General Fund of the State of Delaware, as a partial reimbursement of funds hereby appropriated.

Section 3. The sums of money collected on the State's insurance policy coverage covering the damage to the State helicopter when received shall be deposited in the General Fund of the State of Delaware, as a partial reimbursement of funds hereby appropriated.

Section 4. This Act is a supplemental appropriation for the Fiscal Year 1975 and the money appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.

Section 5. Any money appropriated herein which is unexpended or unencumbered on June 30, 1975 shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved March 31, 1975