CHAPTER 574

HOUSE BILL NO. 987

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT TO PAY AUTOMOBILE REPAIR COSTS INCURRED BY TWO CONSTABLES IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

WHEREAS, on February 19, 1976, a car owned and used by William R. Smith, a State constable, was damaged when a person on whom he was serving a court order backed her pick-up truck into the said car; and

WHEREAS, the lesser of two estimates obtained by William R. Smith for repairing the damage to his car amounts to $134.10; and WHEREAS, on March 8, 1976, a car owned and used by Alex Osowski, a State constable, was damaged by prisoners at the Delaware Correctional Center, the damage including dents and scratches caused by an unknown instrument; and

WHEREAS, the estimated cost of repair to Constable Osowski's car is $60.00; and

WHEREAS, in neither case was the damage caused to the vehicles owned by Constable Smith and Constable Osowski due to their negligence.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

of paying the auto repair costs incurred by Constable William R. Smith, in the amount of $134,10, and Constable Alex Osowski, in the amount of $60.00 as the result of damages incurred while these cars were used in state business.

Section 2. This Act is a supplementary appropriation and the funds appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 20, 1976