CHAPTER 316

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 137

AN ACT MAKING A SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION TO SATISFY A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND MANUFACTURERS' LEASE PLANS, INC., A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, IN CONNECTION WITH THE CLAIM OF MANUFACTURERS' LEASE PLANS, INC., FOR CERTAIN SERVICES RENDERED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR SERVICES UNDER A WRITTEN CONTRACT.

WHEREAS, a lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County by Manufacturers' Lease Plans, Inc., alleging breach of contract by the State of Delaware and the Department of Administrative Services; and

WHEREAS, the plaintiff alleged that the sum of approximately eight thousand eight hundred fifty dollars ($8,850) was due and owing from the State of Delaware, Department of Administrative Services, for payment under said contract; and

WHEREAS, a Settlement Agreement was reached between the plaintiff through its attorney, Killoran & Van Brunt, and the State of Delaware, whereby the defendants agreed, for settlement purposes, to pay to plaintiff the sum of six thousand six hundred thirty-seven and 50/100 dollars ($6,637.50).

NOW, THEREFORE:

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

Section 1. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $6,637.50 to satisfy the Settlement Agreement entered into by means of Stipulation between the State of Delaware and Killoran & Van Brunt, attorney for plaintiff, in connection with Civil Action No. 694, 1975, in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County. Said funds shall be appropriated to J. R. Julian on behalf of Killoran & Van Brunt to be disbursed in accordance with the Settlement Agreement.

Section 2. No funds shall be disbursed to Manufacturers' Lease Plans, Inc., until a signed release is obtained from said corporation discharging the State of Delaware and the Department of Administrative Services from any and all liability in connection with the subject matter of the litigation in Civil Action No. 694, 1975, in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County. The sum appropriated hereunder shall be in full and complete payment of any claim that Manufacturers' Lease Plans, Inc., had against the State of Delaware or the Department of Administrative Services and which was alleged in the pleadings of Civil Action No. 694, 1975.

Section 3. This Act is a supplementary appropriation act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid from the General Fund of the State Treasury from monies not otherwise appropriated.

Section 4. This Act shall not be construed to obligate the State of Delaware to any individual or corporation for any other purpose except as set forth herein; it being the intention of

the Legislature only to discharge the obligation created by means of the Stipulation settling the subject litigation.

Approved June 12, 1978.