CHAPTER 197

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 374

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DE LA WARR SCHOOL DISTRICT TO COVER THE COST OF TUITION RESULTING FROM THE VOLUNTARY TRANSFER PLAN.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. The sum of $301,950 is hereby appropriated to the De La Warr School District. Said sum shall be used to pay the tuition costs of pupils transferring to other school districts pursuant to §603, Title 14 of the Delaware Code. Any portion of this sum not required for this purpose by June 30, 1978, shall revert to the General Fund.

Section 2. The De La Warr School District shall reduce its property tax by forty-eight cents ($ .48) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation for the tax year beginning July 1, 1977. In the event any taxpayer has already paid said tax, the refund shall be made pursuant to the provisions of §1921, Title 14 of the Delaware Code.

Section 3. This is a supplemental appropriation Act, and the monies appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund.

Section 4. All previous Acts of the General Assembly inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved October 26, 1977.