CHAPTER 578

SENATE BILL NO. 804

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE NEW CASTLE GUNNING-BEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY MR. CHARLES E. STAPLEFORD, SR. SIX HUNDRED NINETY ONE DOLLARS AND TWENTY CENTS DUE TO AN INCORRECT CALCULATION ON THE OPERATING ALLOWANCE COSTS OF BUS ROUTE NO. 28, CONTRACT NO. 1005 DURING THE 1973-74 SCHOOL YEAR.

WHEREAS, an audit of the New Castle Gunning-Bedford School District for fiscal years ending June 30, 1974 and 75 discovered that there was an error in the calculation of the amount due to one of the bus contractors for school year 1973-74; and

WHEREAS, the amount due to Mr. Stapleford is $691.20; and WHEREAS, the New Castle Gunning-Bedford School District has $2,000 unencumbered in the present year's transportation account; and

WHEREAS, Delaware law prohibits the payment of an obligation from State funds from the present fiscal year for a prior fiscal year commitment.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. The New Castle Gunning-Bedford School District is hereby authorized to pay Mr. Charles E. Stapleford, Sr. $691.20 from the unencumbered present year's transportation account owed to him due to an incorrect calculation during the 1973-74 fiscal year.

Approved July 20, 1976