CHAPTER 224

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 724

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO USE FOR FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT CERTAIN FUNDS AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 40, VOLUME 61, LAWS OF DELAWARE FOR USE IN PRISON RENOVATION PROJECTS.

WHEREAS, Chapter 40, Volume 61, Laws of Delaware, known as Senate Bill 203, authorized the use of the sum of $165,324 which had been transferred from the School Bond Reversion Account to the Department of Correction for the erection of fencing, gates and sally ports at the Delaware Correctional Center, and

WHEREAS, there remains $42,000 in this appropriation, which amount is more than sufficient to complete the projects for which the monies were transferred; and

WHEREAS, these funds can be better utilized to complete renovation projects to meet fire safety standards at the Pre-Trial Annex Building.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. Funds designated by Chapter 40, Volume 61, Laws

of Delaware, to be used for the erection of fencing, gates and sally ports for the Delaware Correctional Center shall be used for the following purpose, not to exceed the amount set forth:

Office of the Bureau Chief

Pre-Trial Annex

Fire Safety Equipment $20,000

Section 2. Funds appropriated by this Act shall be exempt from the bid law requirements under Chapter 69, Title 29, Delaware Code, to enable the Department to immediately resolve the safety hazard at Pre-Trial Annex, and a waiver of such requirements is hereby authorized.

Approved February 10, 1978.