CHAPTER 668

HOUSE BILL 948

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD TO PAY PRIOR YEAR OBLIGATIONS.

WHEREAS, equipment belonging to the United State Government valued at $1,526 was lost during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975; and

WHEREAS, the United State Government and the State Survey Board for the Delaware National Guard have determined that the Delaware National Guard is responsible for said losses; and

WHEREAS, the Governor instructed the National Guard to assist Sussex County residents during the ice storm of December, 1973; and

WHEREAS, the National Guard provided electricity from their own generators to farms and institutions denied power due to the emergency; and

WHEREAS, Federal Government regulations require the State to replace the consumed resources; and

WHEREAS, fuel valued at $461 was consumed during said operation;

NOW, THEREFORE:

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Dela ware:

Section 1. The sum of one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-seven ($1,987) is hereby appropriated to the Delaware National Guard in order to pay prior year's obligations consisting of liability claims payable to the United States Government; and to reimburse for fuel consumed while assisting Sussex County residents during the ice storm of 1973.

Supplies and Materials (02-69)

$ 461.00

Contractual Services (02-59)

1,526.00

Total

$1,987.00

Section 2. The appropriation herein shall be considered a supplemental appropriation and shall be paid from General Fund monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 3. The appropriation herein unexpended as of July 30, 1976, shall revert to the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved July 30, 1976